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Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz reacts after lining out during the  second inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Boston, Wednesday, July 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Rick Porcello, Red Sox continue to struggle as White Sox roll

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

BOSTON — Rick Porcello and the Boston Red Sox continued their headfirst slide into the American League East cellar Wednesday night. Porcello, whose questionable headfirst dive into first base recorded the game’s first out, was booed off the mound after giving up six runs as the Chicago White Sox rolled to their seventh straight win, 9-2 over the Red Sox. …

Red Sox retire Pedro Martinez’s No. 45

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

BOSTON — The script called for Jason Varitek to remain in the dugout until it was time for the ceremonial first pitch. Pedro Martinez was never one to follow the script. Calling his former catcher out to join him in the center of the diamond, Martinez took the mound and the microphone one …

White Sox beat Red Sox 9-4

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

BOSTON — Jose Abreu and Geovany Soto homered and drove in three runs apiece and Jeff Samardzija pitched eight strong innings for the Chicago White Sox in a 9-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night. The White Sox quickly spoiled Boston’s pregame party for Hall of Fame pitcher Pedro Martinez …

White Sox outlast Red Sox 10-8

Monday, July 27, 2015

BOSTON — Adam Eaton had three hits and drove in two runs to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 10-8 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night. It was the fifth straight win for the …

Angels acquire Shane Victorino from Red Sox for stretch run

Monday, July 27, 2015

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Los Angeles Angels acquired veteran outfielder Shane Victorino and more than $3.8 million from the Boston Red Sox on Monday for infielder Josh Rutledge. The 34-year-old Victorino is a two-time World Series champion, a …

Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez to have number ‘45’ retired at Fenway

Monday, July 27, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — Pedro Martinez’s Hall of Fame career took off in the late 1990s in a ballpark usually know for offensive numbers. From Ted Williams to Carl Yastrzemski to Jim Rice, the Boston Red Sox have retired …

Mike Wilkinson: With an iconic induction, greatness of Pedro Martinez celebrated by Sox fans, Dominicans

Monday, July 27, 2015

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — I never enjoyed the privilege of bearing live witness to the mastery of Pedro Martinez. I made the pilgrimage to Fenway Park about 10 times during his seven-year stint in Boston, but the pitching rotation …

Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio enter Hall of Fame

Sunday, July 26, 2015

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Three pitchers who became dominant after trades and a rock-solid catcher-turned-second baseman have a new moniker — Hall of Famer. Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were inducted into the Baseball Hall …

Sox losing streak goes to 7 as Tucker homers twice to lead Astros, 4-2

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

HOUSTON — Preston Tucker homered twice and drove in three runs and Evan Gattis added a solo shot to give the Houston Astros a 4-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night. Collin McHugh (11-5) allowed …

Carter, Correa help Astros to 8-3 win over Red Sox

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

HOUSTON — Chris Carter hit a two-run homer and rookie Carlos Correa drove in two runs as the Houston Astros used a big fifth inning to roll to an 8-3 victory over Boston on Tuesday night, extending the …

Angels rained out at home for 1st time since 1995

Sunday, July 19, 2015

ANAHEIM, Calif. — After 20 years and 1,609 consecutive home games, the Los Angeles Angels finally lost another game to rain. Heavy downpours turned Angel Stadium’s outfield into virtual marshlands Sunday night, forcing the postponement of their game …

Mike Trout walkoff home run beats Red Sox after six no-hit innings by Wade Miley

Saturday, July 18, 2015

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Wade Miley’s dominant performance against the Los Angeles Angels was wasted on one fat pitch Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara threw to Mike Trout. The reigning AL MVP hit a two-out walkoff home run …

Big Green Monster cukes? Rooftop garden thrives at Fenway

Friday, July 17, 2015

BOSTON — There’s more green at Fenway Park than the infield or the monster wall. The Red Sox are growing vegetables and herbs in a rooftop garden. The produce is used in food and cocktails sold at the …