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Boston Red Sox's Pablo Sandoval hits a single off Minnesota Twins pitcher Glen Perkins to load the bases in the eighth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Minneapolis. The Twins won 2-1. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Dustin Pedroia’s power not enough for Red Sox in 6-4 loss to Twins

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS — Given an early two-run lead by Dustin Pedroia, Red Sox starter Rick Porcello was trying to provide a shutdown inning. Porcello walked Aaron Hicks with one out. And it led to a big inning for the Twins. The next four batters reached and the Twins grabbed the lead and momentum on the way to a 6-4 win on …

Angels pound Red Sox 12-5

Friday, May 22, 2015

BOSTON — Los Angeles Angels catcher Chris Iannetta could sense the mood changing in the visitor’s dugout at Fenway Park. A nine-run inning will do that. Iannetta and Erick Aybar homered as the Angels sent 13 batters to the plate in the fifth, and Albert Pujols also hit a home run on Friday …

Red Sox bats quiet again in 3-1 loss to Rangers

Thursday, May 21, 2015

BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox are still waiting for the offensive firepower they expected after some big offseason signings. For the second straight night, Boston’s slumping lineup was quieted and the Red Sox fell to the Texas Rangers 3-1 on Thursday. “No denying the offensive funk we are in,” Boston manager John …

Red Sox strand 12 in one-run loss to Rangers

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox had the Texas Rangers’ outfielders chasing balls all around Fenway Park. The problem was they were catching them. The Red Sox stranded 12 baserunners, including leaving the bases full in the …

Ortiz, Napoli homer as Red Sox top Rangers 4-3

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

BOSTON — Mike Napoli found a flaw in his swing on the cross-country flight after his difficult road trip. Then he sent a liner soaring into the left-field seats. Napoli watched video while flying from Seattle on Sunday …

Red Sox bats scuffle in 5-0 loss at Mariners

Sunday, May 17, 2015

SEATTLE — The Red Sox could not solve James Paxton, leaving Boston with a four-game split against the Seattle Mariners. Paxton stretched his scoreless streak to a career-best 20 innings in a 5-0 win Sunday as Boston finished …

Ortiz, Sandoval power Red Sox past King Felix, Mariners 4-2

Sunday, May 17, 2015

SEATTLE — David Ortiz and Pablo Sandoval each homered as the Boston Red Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Saturday night. Seattle ace Felix Hernandez (6-1) uncharacteristically struggled, losing for the first time since Sept. 23, 2014. …

Manager John Farrell takes blame for Red Sox loss to Seattle

Saturday, May 16, 2015

SEATTLE (AP) — John Farrell opted to pitch to Nelson Cruz with the game on the line, and the Boston Red Sox paid for it. Cruz hit a two-out RBI single into the left-center gap to score Brad …

Sox score in 9th to edge Seattle

Friday, May 15, 2015

SEATTLE — All the attention will fall on what happened with Rickie Weeks in left field in the ninth inning, even if the Seattle Mariners blew plenty of chances earlier. Once again, the Mariners were unable to get …

Red Sox put RHP Justin Masterson on DL, recall LHP Robbie Ross

Thursday, May 14, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have placed right-handed starter Justin Masterson on the 15-day disabled list and recalled left-handed reliever Robbie Ross Jr. The Red Sox said Thursday that the struggling Masterson has right shoulder tendinitis. …

Wade Miley duels with Sonny Gray, Boston beats A’s 2-0

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

OAKLAND, Calif. — Somehow, Wade Miley pulled off escape acts all afternoon. “Houdini,” the Red Sox starter said with a smile. Miley dueled with Athletics ace Sonny Gray and worked out of jams to end a three-start skid …

Boston plans to place struggling righty Masterson on DL

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Boston Red Sox plan to place right-hander Justin Masterson on the disabled list Thursday after he struggled with velocity in his last two starts. Manager John Farrell made the announcement about Masterson’s arm fatigue …

Red Sox third baseman Sandoval receives World Series ring

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

OAKLAND, Calif. — Pablo Sandoval had his latest sparkly World Series ring visible in his locker at the Oakland Coliseum. He is as proud of it as the first two he won with the San Francisco Giants, in …