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Texas Rangers' Mitch Moreland follows through on a single during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Thursday, May 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Red Sox bats quiet again in 3-1 loss to Rangers

Thursday, May 21, 2015

BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox are still waiting for the offensive firepower they expected after some big offseason signings. For the second straight night, Boston’s slumping lineup was quieted and the Red Sox fell to the Texas Rangers 3-1 on Thursday. “No denying the offensive funk we are in,” Boston manager John Farrell said. “We will take a look …

Red Sox strand 12 in one-run loss to Rangers

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox had the Texas Rangers’ outfielders chasing balls all around Fenway Park. The problem was they were catching them. The Red Sox stranded 12 baserunners, including leaving the bases full in the sixth and two on twice in the final three innings in a 2-1 loss to …

Ortiz, Napoli homer as Red Sox top Rangers 4-3

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

BOSTON — Mike Napoli found a flaw in his swing on the cross-country flight after his difficult road trip. Then he sent a liner soaring into the left-field seats. Napoli watched video while flying from Seattle on Sunday and noticed something important. “I wasn’t getting into my load position,” he said. “I’m not …

Mookie Betts, David Ortiz power Red Sox in home opener

Monday, April 13, 2015

BOSTON — Mookie Betts took away a two-run homer with a leaping catch. He stole two bases on the same pitch. Then he hit a three-run homer. All in the first two innings. Boston’s athletic, young leadoff hitter …

Red Sox outlast Yankees in 19-inning, seven-hour classic

Saturday, April 11, 2015

NEW YORK — In one of the classic games of their long and illustrious rivalry, the Boston Red Sox finally outlasted the New York Yankees 6-5 in 19 innings early Saturday when the game-ending double play was turned …

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 …