- Cuddyer, Mets avert 3-game sweep at home, beat Red Sox 5-4
August 30, 20156:14 PM ET
NEW YORK (AP) — With every swing, a healthy Michael Cuddyer is becoming a major player for the New York Mets.Cuddyer hit a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning and the NL East leaders stopped their five-game home skid, averting a sweep by beating the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Sunday.
- Kelly wins 6th straight start, pitches Red Sox past Mets 3-1
August 29, 20157:34 PM ET
NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Kelly won his sixth straight outing, recovering nicely from a rocky start to outpitch Jacob deGrom and lead the Boston Red Sox over the New York Mets 3-1 Saturday.Mookie Betts homered and scored twice as the last-place Red Sox won for the eighth time in 11 games. They have taken the first two this weekend at Citi Field after the NL East-leading Mets returned from an 8-1 road trip.
- Swihart hits inside-the-park HR in 10th, Bosox end Mets' run
August 28, 201511:42 PM ET
NEW YORK (AP) — Blake Swihart hit an inside-the-park home run in the 10th inning and the Boston Red Sox stopped the New York Mets' seven-game winning streak, holding on for a 6-4 victory Friday night.The Red Sox, visiting the Mets for the first time since 2001, scored three times in the 10th. Swihart led off with a drive that appeared to clear the center field wall and bounce back into play, but the ball was ruled in play.
- Woman hit by foul ball behind home plate sues Red Sox owner
August 28, 201510:49 AM ET
BOSTON (AP) — A fan struck by a foul ball that went behind home plate last year during a Boston Red Sox game at Fenway Park has sued the team's principal owner.Brookline, Massachusetts, resident Stephanie Taubin says in her lawsuit filed Wednesday against John Henry that she was above home plate in the EMC Club on June 17, 2014, when a ball came through an area usually protected by glass and hit her. The glass had been removed for renovations.
- Porcello pitches Red Sox past Sale, White Sox 3-0
August 26, 201510:57 PM ET
CHICAGO (AP) — Rick Porcello pitched seven sparkling innings in his return from a triceps injury, leading the Boston Red Sox to a 3-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.Porcello and Chris Sale had nearly identical lines, but Travis Shaw hit a two-run homer off Nate Jones (1-1) with two outs in the eighth. Robbie Ross Jr. then got three outs for the Red Sox before Junichi Tazawa finished the six-hitter for his third save in nine chances.
- Thompson drives in 3, White Sox rally past Red Sox, 5-4
August 25, 201511:39 PM ET
CHICAGO (AP) — Rookie Trayce Thompson drove in three runs, including a go-ahead, two-run double, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Tuesday night.Thompson, who was called up Aug. 3, finished 3 for 4 and was a home run shy of hitting for the cycle. His two-out double sparked a three-run seventh inning, when the White Sox erased a 4-2 deficit.
- Castillo's 5 RBIs lead Kelly, Red Sox over White Sox
August 24, 201511:47 PM ET
CHICAGO (AP) — Rusney Castillo homered and drove in a career-high five runs, Joe Kelly won his fifth straight outing and the Boston Red Sox beat the Chicago White Sox 5-4 on Monday night.Kelly (7-6) allowed five hits and two runs over 7 1-3 innings while walking one and striking out three. He became the first Red Sox pitcher since Clay Buchholz in 2013 to win five straight starts.
- Royals rally with 4 in 9th; beat Red Sox 8-6
August 23, 20155:23 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Mike Moustakas' two-run double capped a four-run ninth inning that carried the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals to an 8-6 comeback victory over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday.Moustakas also had a solo homer and RBI double for Kansas City, which salvaged a split of the four-game series.
- Perez hits 3-run HR, Royals end Boston's 4-game win streak
August 22, 201510:49 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Salvador Perez hit a three-run homer, Yordano Ventura pitched six effective innings and the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals beat the Red Sox 6-3 Saturday night, ending Boston's four-game winning streak.Kendrys Morales added a two-run double and Alex Rios had three singles and an RBI for Kansas City. Following losses the first two nights, the Royals can earn a split of the four-game series Sunday.
- Cueto stumbles and Red Sox beat Royals 7-2
August 21, 201510:38 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — When you're the defending AL champion and you have a double-digit lead in the division, it's easy to shrug off a two-game slump.Johnny Cueto had his worst start since coming to Kansas City, the Royals committed a pair of errors and they managed just four hits against a rookie making his fourth start on Friday as they fell to the Red Sox for the second straight night.
- Miley, Red Sox end Royals' 5-game winning streak
August 20, 201510:08 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Ryan Hanigan drove in two runs and scored another on Jackie Bradley Jr.'s triple to help the Boston Red Sox beat Kansas City 4-1 Thursday night, ending the Royals' five-game winning streak.Wade Miley (10-9) left in the eighth inning, allowing just one run. The Red Sox are 5-2 under bench coach Torey Lovullo, who took over last week when manager John Farrell announced that is being treated for cancer. Mookie Betts, Travis Shaw and Xander Bogaerts had two hits apiece for Boston.
- Ortiz's 492nd among 4 Red Sox HRs in 6-4 win over Indians
August 19, 201511:30 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox put on a nice show in their first game under the new boss.David Ortiz hit his 492nd career homer, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Ryan Hanigan connected on consecutive pitches, and Joe Kelly went six strong innings to lead Boston to a 6-4 win over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night.
- Red Sox bring in ex-Tigers boss Dombrowski to run club
August 19, 20158:33 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — New Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski thought enough of the team to pick Boston over other suitors.Now he's going to spend the next six weeks trying to figure out what's worth keeping - in the front office, on the field at Fenway Park and in the minor leagues.
- Red Sox hire Dombrowski as president; GM Cherington is out
August 18, 201511:29 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — On their way to a third last-place finish in four seasons, the Boston Red Sox shook up their front office on Tuesday night by hiring Dave Dombrowski as the new president of baseball operations and saying goodbye to general manager Ben Cherington.Dombrowski takes over his fifth major league club immediately. The team said in a news release during its game against the Cleveland Indians that Cherington "declined the opportunity to continue as general manager" but will help with the transition.
- Red Sox rout Indians 9-1, Shaw goes 4 for 4
August 18, 201510:38 PM ET
BOSTON (AP) — Travis Shaw went 4 for 4, Mookie Betts drove in three runs with a bases-loaded double and the Boston Red Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 9-1 on Tuesday night, announcing a major front-office shake-up late in the game.Dave Dombrowski was hired to take over baseball operations for general manager Ben Cherington. Although the Red Sox have been winning of late, Boston is in danger of finishing last in the AL East for the third time in four seasons.