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Baseball Hall of Fame member and former Boston Red Sox player Pedro Martinez, left, walks off the field with his wife, Carolina, during a ceremony where his jersey was retired prior to a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, July 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Red Sox retire Pedro Martinez’s No. 45

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

BOSTON — The script called for Jason Varitek to remain in the dugout until it was time for the ceremonial first pitch. Pedro Martinez was never one to follow the script. Calling his former catcher out to join him in the center of the diamond, Martinez took the mound and the microphone one more time for the Red Sox during …

White Sox beat Red Sox 9-4

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

BOSTON — Jose Abreu and Geovany Soto homered and drove in three runs apiece and Jeff Samardzija pitched eight strong innings for the Chicago White Sox in a 9-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night. The White Sox quickly spoiled Boston’s pregame party for Hall of Fame pitcher Pedro Martinez …

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 White Sox, coming off a four-game sweep at home over Cleveland. Eaton had a triple, …

Tanaka tagged for 3 homers in Yankees’ 12-4 loss to Tigers

Sunday, June 21, 2015

NEW YORK — Masahiro Tanaka was having trouble locating his pitches. The Detroit Tigers sent every mistake soaring. Tanaka allowed three homers for the first time in his major league career, including two of J.D. Martinez’s trio of …

Big Papi hits 476th homer, Red Sox rout Royals 13-2

Sunday, June 21, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — David Ortiz passed two Hall of Famers on the career home run chart. He was hardly the only Boston hitter who had a big day. Ortiz launched his 476th homer to move past Stan …

Kendrys Morales homers on birthday in Royals’ 7-4 win over Red Sox

Saturday, June 20, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kendrys Morales homered on his 32nd birthday and the Kansas City Royals rallied to beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 on Saturday night. Morales hit a two-run, tie-breaking shot in a five-run fifth off …

Rodriguez pitches well in Boston’s 7-3 victory over Royals

Friday, June 19, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eduardo Rodriguez pitched capably into the seventh inning, Mookie Betts had a career-best four hits and the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 7-3 on Friday night. Rodriguez (3-1), who gave …

Buchholz, Red Sox beat Braves for 2nd win in 10 games

Thursday, June 18, 2015

ATLANTA (AP) — Clay Buchholz pitched seven strong innings and the Boston Red Sox, after benching third baseman Pablo Sandoval, beat Atlanta 5-2 Thursday night for their second win in 10 games. Manager John Farrell didn’t play Sandoval …

Markakis, Ciriaco power Braves past Red Sox 5-2

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

ATLANTA — Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington told a group of reporters late Wednesday afternoon that he is fully to blame for the team’s poor performance this season. By the bottom of the seventh inning, however, …

GM Ben Cherington takes blame for Red Sox’s struggles

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

ATLANTA — Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington said he deserves most of the blame with his club struggling for the second straight year. Entering Wednesday, Boston is 99-129 since winning the 2013 World Series under manager John Farrell. “I’m more responsible than anyone else for that,” …

Brock Holt hits for cycle, Boston ends slide with win over Braves

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

BOSTON — Boston Red Sox fans seemed too excited about the end of a long losing streak to notice the significance of Brock Holt hitting a triple in the eighth inning. Holt was a little surprised himself after …

Braves beat Boston 4-2, send Red Sox to 7th straight loss

Monday, June 15, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox manager John Farrell called a pregame meeting with his struggling team. It didn’t help. Boston went out and lost its season-high seventh straight, falling 4-2 to the Atlanta Braves on Monday night. “We’ve …

Red Sox searching for answers, lose 5th straight

Sunday, June 14, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — The results are far from what the Boston Red Sox figured. Yet as the losses add up, they keep insisting they’re better than their record. Russell Martin delivered the go-ahead hit for the second straight …