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Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz works against the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning of a baseball game in Toronto, Monday, June 29, 2015. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

Clay Buchholz pitches gem, Red Sox beat Blue Jays 3-1

Monday, June 29, 2015

TORONTO — Nothing about pitching north of the border feels foreign to Boston’s Clay Buchholz. Buchholz pitched eight strong innings to win his third straight start, Xander Bogaerts drove in two runs and the Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 on Monday night. Buchholz (6-6) improved to 10-3 with a 2.21 ERA in 15 career starts in Toronto as the Red Sox won back-to-back games for the first time since June 19. “I like pitching here,” Buchholz said. “I like the mound here. I’ve said it before, I’m just comfortable on it. “I feel good pitching here and I have my whole career,” …

Ortiz, Sandoval and De Aza homer as Red Sox beat Rays 5-3

Sunday, June 28, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — If there’s a secret to Boston’s success against Chris Archer, the Red Sox aren’t eager to share it. David Ortiz, Pablo Sandoval and Alejandro De Aza homered against Tampa Bay’s best pitcher on Sunday, keying a 5-3 victory that clinched a series win over the first-place Rays and stopped …

Rays use three home runs to beat Red Sox

Saturday, June 27, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Wade Miley missed with a slider and Matt Barnes missed with a couple of fastballs. The Tampa Bay Rays hit all three of them for home runs Saturday and beat the Boston Red Sox 4-1. Matt Andriese and three relievers combined on a three-hitter for the Rays, who scored …

Joe Kelly snaps 9-start winless stretch, Red Sox beat A’s 4-2

Saturday, June 6, 2015

BOSTON — Hanley Ramirez had a sleepless night after a frightening moment at Fenway Park. He responded with a homer in his first at-bat. Ramirez hit a two-run shot, Joe Kelly pitched six solid innings to earn his …

Police: Life-threatening injury to fan hit by bat at Fenway

Friday, June 5, 2015

BOSTON — A woman bleeding from the head was carried out of the Fenway Park stands after being hit by a broken bat Friday night, and police said her injuries were life threatening. Boston police spokesman David Estrada …

Somber win for Red Sox as fan hit by broken bat seriously hurt

Friday, June 5, 2015

BOSTON — The Athletics and Red Sox came to a stop while a woman was treated for life-threatening injuries after she was struck by a broken bat that flew into the stands. Concerned players watched. The crowd went …

Sloppy Red Sox fall as Twins break 9th-inning tie on error

Thursday, June 4, 2015

BOSTON — A bad performance on the basepaths and a sloppy show in the field doomed the Boston Red Sox. Third baseman Pablo Sandoval mishandled a throw on a bunt in the ninth inning, triggering a four-run burst …

Boston’s bats silenced by Minnesota’s Trevor May; split DH with Twins

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s excitement of a quick offensive outburst in the day game was quickly wiped away in the nightcap by Trevor May. May held the Red Sox to two hits over seven innings, lifting the Minnesota …

Rookie lefty Eduardo Rodriguez dominant as Red Sox top Twins 6-3 in Game 1 of doubleheader

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

BOSTON — Eduardo Rodriguez was supposed to return to the minors after his major league debut. He’s not about to go back after his second straight brilliant start for the Red Sox. Not after he accomplished what no …

Clay Buchholtz shuts out Twins as Red Sox snap 3-game losing streak

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

BOSTON — One run was all the support Clay Buchholz needed to lead the Boston Red Sox out of a three-game skid and put a dismal month of May behind them. Rusney Castillo’s RBI single in the seventh …

Red Sox owner John Henry ‘very disappointed’

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

BOSTON — Red Sox owner John Henry says watching Boston play this year is “painful.” Speaking before Tuesday’s game against Minnesota, Henry said he “felt responsible” for how poorly his club has played. Boston entered last in the AL East at 22-29. After finishing last in 2014, the …

Red Sox-Twins game postponed; doubleheader on Wednesday

Monday, June 1, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — The Minnesota Twins game at the Boston Red Sox was postponed on Monday because of wet grounds and a forecast of heavy rain during the day. The game will be made up Wednesday as a day-night doubleheader. The Red Sox are 22-29 and enter the …

Red Sox falter in 9th, lose 4-3 to drop series at Texas

Sunday, May 31, 2015

ARLINGTON, Texas — Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell was taking no chances with Prince Fielder, intentionally walking the AL batting leader and potential winning run even though the Rangers still had Josh Hamilton available off the bench. …