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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 …

Napoli, Sandoval homer, lead Buchholz, Bosox over Blue Jays

Sunday, May 10, 2015

TORONTO — The day after their second team meeting in less than a week, the Boston Red Sox turned in a winning performance. Mike Napoli hit a three-run homer, Pablo Sandoval added a two-run shot and the Red …

Red Sox offense struggles in 7-0 loss to Blue Jays

Friday, May 8, 2015

TORONTO — The struggling Boston Red Sox insist things are going to get better. Still, while they wait for the future to arrive, the present doesn’t look too pretty. Josh Donaldson and Chris Colabello hit solo home runs, …

Last-place Red Sox fire pitching coach Juan Nieves

Thursday, May 7, 2015

BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox moved to try to improve the worst pitching staff in the American League when they fired pitching coach Juan Nieves on Thursday. General manager Ben Cherington made the announcement and said another …

Longoria hits 2 HRs, Rays beat Red Sox 5-3

Thursday, May 7, 2015

BOSTON — Evan Longoria had gone 26 games since hitting a homer in the season opener. His power stroke returned Wednesday night. Tampa Bay’s cleanup hitter hit two homers — the second traveling 454 feet in the ninth …

Red Sox make 5 hits count, beat Rays 2-0

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

BOSTON — Mookie Betts didn’t need any body English to coax his two home runs stay fair and help the Boston Red Sox snap a four-game losing streak. On the night the Red Sox honored their 1975 AL …

Manny Ramirez Jr vows to make own baseball name for himself

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO — Manny Ramirez Jr.’s hair looked a tad long when University of San Francisco coach Nino Giarratano offered a good-natured wisecrack about his dreadlocked dad. “Probably just a hint I need to cut the hair,” Ramirez …

Hanley Ramirez hurt as Rays shut down Red Sox

Monday, May 4, 2015

BOSTON — Clay Buchholz was roughed up early again. The bigger concern for the Boston Red Sox is how hard Hanley Ramirez banged into a wall. Ramirez, the club’s most productive hitter so far, ran into a side …

A-Rod ties Mays for 4th with 660 HRs; Yanks top Red Sox 3-2

Saturday, May 2, 2015

BOSTON — Alex Rodriguez tied Willie Mays for fourth place in major league history with his 660th home run, breaking an eighth-inning tie with a pinch-hit shot that sent the New York Yankees to a 3-2 win over …

Hanley Ramirez caps big April in Boston’s 4-1 win over Toronto

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

BOSTON — Hanley Ramirez capped off a strong April. Better yet, Rick Porcello gave Boston’s beleaguered pitching staff a boost. Ramirez hit a two-run homer, Porcello held Toronto to one run over seven innings and the Red Sox …

Blue Jays pound Red Sox with 17 hits, win 11-8

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

BOSTON — Clay Buchholz had a big early lead to work with and he still couldn’t deliver a victory for the Boston Red Sox. Spotted four runs in the second inning, Buchholz gave it back in the third …