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Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz reacts after lining out during the  second inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Boston, Wednesday, July 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Rick Porcello, Red Sox continue to struggle as White Sox roll

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

BOSTON — Rick Porcello and the Boston Red Sox continued their headfirst slide into the American League East cellar Wednesday night. Porcello, whose questionable headfirst dive into first base recorded the game’s first out, was booed off the mound after giving up six runs as the Chicago White Sox rolled to their seventh straight win, 9-2 over the Red Sox. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

John Farrell, Wade Miley shout it out as Red Sox get swept by Orioles

Thursday, June 11, 2015

BALTIMORE — John Farrell made a decision. Wade Miley didn’t like it. The argument that ensued added a healthy measure of intrigue to Boston’s latest loss. Miley gave up three solo home runs before being pulled, and the …

Red Sox denied by Orioles’ defense in 5-2 loss

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

BALTIMORE — This is how badly things are going for the Boston Red Sox: Two singles and a liner to the gap in right-center turns into a 1-2-3 inning for the opposition. The Baltimore Orioles put on a …

David Ortiz fumes over being excluded from Red Sox starting lineup

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

BALTIMORE — David Ortiz wasn’t in the Boston Red Sox starting lineup Wednesday night against the Baltimore Orioles, and he obviously wasn’t happy about it. Ortiz kept his back to reporters, sitting in front of his locker as …

Orioles score on wild pitch to beat Red Sox 1-0

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

BALTIMORE — Steve Pearce scored in the seventh inning on a wild pitch by Matt Barnes, and the Baltimore Orioles overcame another sharp outing by Boston Red Sox rookie Eduardo Rodriguez in a 1-0 victory Tuesday night. Four …

Nationals draft Mariano Rivera III; Red Sox take son of Cardinals manager Mike Matheny

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

NEW YORK — Enter Sandman — the sequel. Iona College right-hander Mariano Rivera III, son of the former Yankees closer, was drafted in the fourth round with the 134th overall pick Tuesday by the Washington Nationals. Rivera was …

Red Sox rally for 7 runs in 8th, sweep Athletics 7-4

Sunday, June 7, 2015

BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox are hoping an improbable comeback can jump-start their rough start this season. Rusney Castillo hit a solo homer and an RBI single during a seven-run rally in the eighth inning that sent …

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 …