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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Rick Porcello pitches Red Sox past Sale, White Sox 3-0

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

CHICAGO — 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. …

Don Orsillo out as Red Sox’s TV announcer after season

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — Don Orsillo is out as the Boston Red Sox’s television play-by-play voice after this season. Orsillo wasn’t offered a new contract with NESN, and will be replaced by Dave O’Brien. Orsillo first broadcast Red Sox games on NESN in 2001 and became the full-time play-by-play man in 2005 when the network acquired rights to all local telecasts. “Don is an …

White Sox rally past Red Sox, 5-4

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

CHICAGO — 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 …

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 …