- Pedroia falls short of record, Red Sox beat Royals 8-3
August 27, 201610:33 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Dustin Pedroia had four hits to extend his streak to 11 straight at-bats before bouncing into a double play with a chance to tie the major-league record and the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 8-3 on Saturday night.Pedroia's streak, which stretched over three games, ended in the eighth inning. The big league mark of hits in 12 straight official at-bats is shared by Walt Dropo for Detroit in 1952, Pinky Higgins of the Red Sox in 1938 and Johnny Kling of the Cubs in 1902.
- Trio of homers lift Royals to 6-3 win over Red Sox
August 26, 201611:35 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — August continues to be kind to the Kansas City Royals.Eric Hosmer and Alex Gordon homered, and Ian Kennedy allowed one run through five innings as the Kansas City Royals continued their monthlong hot streak with a 6-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night.
- Romero strikes out Ortiz to end it, Rays hold off Red Sox
August 25, 20165:56 PM ET
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — To earn his first major league save, Enny Romero emerged from the bullpen with a one-run lead and one job — set down Boston slugger David Ortiz for the final out.Romero did it, getting Big Papi to look at strike three Thursday to give the Tampa Bay Rays a 2-1 win over the Red Sox for a four-game split.
- Ortiz oldest ever with 30 homers, but Red Sox lose to Rays
August 25, 201612:08 AM ET
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The latest memorable night for David Ortiz ended badly for the Boston Red Sox.Ortiz became the oldest player ever to hit 30 homers in a season, but the Tampa Bay Rays came back from a three-run deficit to beat Boston 4-3 in 11 innings Wednesday night and prevent the Red Sox from taking sole possession of first place in the AL East.
- Buchholz solid in another spot start, Red Sox beat Rays 2-1
August 23, 201611:32 PM ET
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Clay Buchholz had a strong performance in what might have been his final start before returning to the bullpen.Buchholz pitched into the seventh inning, David Ortiz had a run-scoring single and the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 on Tuesday night to remain tied atop the AL East.
- Benintendi's catch helps Price, Red Sox tie for 1st place
August 22, 201611:50 PM ET
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — David Price was good, even better because of a rookie's nifty glove work.Boston's ace won his third straight decision Monday night, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 with a huge assist from Andrew Benintendi's home run-robbing catch that helped Price limit his old team to just two hits over eight scoreless innings.
- Upton hits pair of 3-run homers, Tigers beat Red Sox
August 21, 20165:40 PM ET
DETROIT (AP) — Justin Upton knows he is a talented major league hitter.Sunday, he might have started to prove it once again.
- Ortiz homers after being honored, Red Sox beat Tigers 3-2
August 21, 20161:23 AM ET
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers honored David Ortiz with a pregame ceremony that included two of his closest friends in baseball.It didn't help.
- Ortiz, Porcello lead Red Sox to 10-2 rout of Tigers
August 19, 201610:53 PM ET
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers and their fans waited six seasons for Rick Porcello to have the breakout year they believed was his destiny.On Friday night, they finally got to see it.
- Betts has 2 HRs, 5 RBIs as Red Sox beat Orioles 5-3
August 16, 201611:33 PM ET
BALTIMORE (AP) — Mookie Betts is at his best when facing the Baltimore Orioles — especially in cozy Camden Yards.Feasting again on Baltimore pitching, Betts homered twice and drove in five runs to carry the resurgent Boston Red Sox to a 5-3 victory Tuesday night.
- Two Red Sox pitchers holding O's hitless through 6 innings
August 16, 20169:12 PM ET
BALTIMORE (AP) — Two Boston Red Sox pitchers have combined to no-hit the Baltimore Orioles through six innings after starter Eduardo Rodriguez left with an injury.Rodriguez threw two pitches in the fifth before exiting with left hamstring tightness. He was replaced by Matt Barnes, who completed a walk to Steve Pearce.
- Ortiz's homer lifts Red Sox over Indians 3-2
August 15, 20166:07 PM ET
CLEVELAND (AP) — David Ortiz bid farewell to Progressive Field with a game-changing home run Monday.Ortiz hit a go-ahead, two-run drive in a three-run sixth inning, and the Boston Red Sox defeated the Cleveland Indians 3-2 to extend their winning streak to four.
- Betts' 3 HRs, 8 RBIs carry Porcello, Red Sox over Arizona
August 14, 20166:01 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Mookie Betts wasn't pleased with his recent swings at the plate.A little tweaking and he joined elite company in Red Sox history.
- Ziegler escapes jam vs D'backs; Red Sox win 6-3
August 13, 201611:47 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox reliever Brad Ziegler got his first matchup against his former teammates in a tight spot — bases loaded and nobody out in the eighth inning.Ten pitches and three strikeouts later, he walked back to the dugout with a three-run lead intact.
- Ramirez homers twice, Red Sox beat Diamondbacks 9-4
August 12, 201611:45 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — It didn't look as if Hanley Ramirez would be able to lift a bat, let alone swing one on Thursday night after he was involved in scary collision late in Boston's series finale loss to the New York Yankees.Ramirez not only bounced back, he provided the Red Sox with exactly the kind of offensive jolt they will need down the stretch to make a run at the postseason.