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New York Yankees' Brett Gardner, left, is welcomed into the dugout after hitting a home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, at Fenway Park, in Boston. The Yankees won 3-1. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Gardner homers for Yankees in 3-1 win at Boston

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

BOSTON — Brett Gardner homered and Stephen Drew hit a two-run double as the New York Yankees pieced together just enough offense to overcame Rick Porcello’s career-high 13 strikeouts and beat the Boston Red Sox 3-1 on Tuesday night. Porcello (6-12) scattered five hits over eight innings and the only earned run he allowed was Gardner’s solo homer in the …

Ortiz hits career No. 495; Red Sox beat Yankees 4-3

Monday, August 31, 2015

BOSTON — David Ortiz hit his 495th home run and Jackie Bradley Jr. had three hits and threw out a runner at the plate to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 4-3 victory over the New York Yankees on Monday night. Mookie Betts hit a two-run homer for the Red Sox. It …

NYC’s first fan: A ballgame with Mayor Bill de Blasio

Monday, August 31, 2015

NEW YORK — He sat in the upper deck, basically unrecognized amid a sea of happy baseball fans. He let out a cheer when the best hitter on his favorite team smoked a home run and diligently scanned the out-of-town scoreboard to consider playoff implications. And he waited his turn in the long …

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 …

Playoff races, trade talks highlight 2nd half of MLB season

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

The Cardinals are really good, the Phillies are really bad, and then there’s everyone else. Mike Trout, Bryce Harper, Jacob deGrom and a bevy of stars bunched near the top. Giancarlo Stanton, Miguel Cabrera and more big names …

Trout homers leading off, and AL All-Stars top NL 6-3

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

CINCINNATI — Mike Trout flashed the skill that puts him at the front of baseball’s new generation, just moments after four of the all-time greats had just walked off the field. Trout became the first player in 38 …

Red Sox super-ultility man Brock Holt is first All-Star to start at 7 positions before break

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

CINCINNATI — Brock Holt brought his infield glove to the All-Star Game. And his outfield glove. If he winds up playing first base, he’ll borrow a mitt. Of the 1,457 players who have appeared in All-Star Games, none …

UMass radio voice Josh Maurer excited for chance to fill in on Red Sox games

Monday, July 13, 2015

Josh Maurer isn’t thinking about what the next two weeks mean for his future. Trying not to anyway. Maurer, who is the play-by-play voice of UMass football and basketball radio broadcasts, is in his fourth year of calling …

Mike Trout, Bryce Harper, plenty of fresh faces highlight All-Star Game

Monday, July 13, 2015

CINCINNATI — Not too long ago, Mike Trout, Bryce Harper and Gerrit Cole were the ones picking up the extra balls and getting pranked into paying the pricey checks. Now, along with the likes of Kris Bryant, Matt …