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Baltimore Orioles David Lough, center, is surrounded by teammates after hitting a walkoff home run against the Boston Red Sox in the 10th inning of a baseball game, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. The Orioles won 5-4. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

Red Sox pitchers can’t control Orioles offense in 18-7 loss

Monday, April 27, 2015

BALTIMORE — The game was still in the third inning, and Wade Miley was already done pitching after another ineffective start. On this day, Miley was merely one of several Boston Red Sox hurlers victimized by a seemingly endless barrage of hits by the Orioles. Delmon Young drove in five runs, Chris Davis homered and Baltimore received a bounce-back pitching …

Brock Holt’s 8th-inning HR lifts Red Sox past skidding Orioles 7-5

Friday, April 24, 2015

BALTIMORE — Batting in the eighth inning of a tie game, Brock Holt wasn’t trying to emulate teammate David Ortiz. It just turned out that way. Holt hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer off Darren O’Day, and the Boston Red Sox beat Baltimore 7-5 Friday night to extend the Orioles’ losing streak to five …

Red Sox blow 4-run lead, lose 7-5 to Rays

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Boston pitcher Joe Kelly was sailing along with a four-run lead in the sixth inning and a fastball that was “pretty good for me tonight.” The next thing he knew, Kelly was out of the game and the Tampa Bay Rays came back to beat the Red Sox …

Lights go out, Red Sox-Yankees game delayed 16 minutes

Friday, April 10, 2015

NEW YORK — The game between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees has been delayed in the bottom of the 12th inning because several banks of lights went out at Yankee Stadium. After both teams left …

Fines for using resident parking during Red Sox games jumps

Friday, April 10, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — It’s about to become a lot more expensive for Boston Red Sox fans who park in resident-only spots in the neighborhoods around Fenway Park. The fine for using resident-only spots on game days has more than doubled from $40 to $100. Mayor Marty Walsh signed …

Xander Bogaerts, Justin Masterson lead Red Sox over Phillies

Thursday, April 9, 2015

PHILADELPHIA — Extra work in the batting cage paid off for Xander Bogaerts. Bogaerts had three hits and three RBIs to back Justin Masterson, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-2 Thursday night. “It’s looking …

Phillies spoil Rick Porcello’s debut with Red Sox

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

PHILADELPHIA — A pair of well-traveled veterans spoiled Rick Porcello’s debut as the highest-paid pitcher in Red Sox history. Jeff Francoeur hit a three-run homer, Aaron Harang took a one-hitter into the seventh inning and the Philadelphia Phillies …

Red Sox set to open 2015 vs. Cole Hamels, Phillies

Sunday, April 5, 2015

PHILADELPHIA — Cole Hamels will still be wearing red pinstripes and pitching for the Philadelphia Phillies against Pablo Sandoval, Hanley Ramirez and the Boston Red Sox on opening day. Not the other way around. The ace lefty has …

Eduardo Escobar drives in 3, Ricky Nolasco sharp as Twins beat Red Sox 5-2

Friday, April 3, 2015

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Eduardo Escobar drove in three runs, adding to his torrid spring, and Ricky Nolasco tossed three solid innings to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Boston Red Sox 5-2 on Friday night. Escobar, batting .344 with four home runs and 17 RBIs in 18 …

Red Sox send Rusney Castillo, Jackie Bradley to minors; Mookie Betts starts in center field

Thursday, April 2, 2015

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — The Boston Red Sox optioned Rusney Castillo and Jackie Bradley Jr. to Triple-A Pawtucket on Thursday, clearing the way for Mookie Betts to start in center field. With a glut of outfielders in …

Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez says he will have Tommy John surgery

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

BOSTON — Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez will have Tommy John surgery on his right elbow. The Red Sox said Dr. James Andrews will operate Thursday in Gulf Breeze, Florida. Vazquez had been expected to do much …

Blake Swihart keys 9th-inning rally as Red Sox beat Rays 11-8

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) — Blake Swihart drove in three runs with a triple and a single in Boston’s nine-run ninth inning Tuesday and the Red Sox beat a Tampa Bay Rays split squad 11-8. The Red Sox …

Red Sox’s Mike Napoli spurs 7-run inning with broken-bat homer

Monday, March 30, 2015

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Mike Napoli started a seven-run fourth inning with a broken-bat homer and Justin Masterson allowed one run in 52/3 innings as the Boston Red Sox rolled to a 14-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. Napoli had his bat sawed off on …