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Wild pitch has Sox on cusp of postseason

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 02:37:29 EDT

The Red Sox have won every which way in extra innings this season. And on Tuesday, they didn't even need a ball to leave the infield in the rally that propelled them to a 1-0, 11-inning victory over the Orioles at Camden Yards.



Bradley robs Davis of HR with leaping grab

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:24:18 EDT

Jackie Bradley Jr. has home run robbery down to a science. The Red Sox's standout center fielder raced back to the wall, timed his leap perfectly and took a solo shot away from Orioles slugger Chris Davis on the first pitch of the bottom of the fifth inning during a 1-0 win in 11 innings on Tuesday night at Camden Yards.



Smith contender to land 'pen role in playoffs

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 02:52:40 EDT

The plan was to ease Carson Smith back in his return from Tommy John surgery, and the Red Sox have done that.



Pedroia could return to lineup tonight

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 02:10:48 EDT

A day after fouling a ball off his face, Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia was better but still "sore," manager John Farrell said on Tuesday.



Sale can help punch Red Sox's playoff ticket

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 01:59:23 EDT

Red Sox ace Chris Sale will look to get back on track in Wednesday's series finale in Baltimore and possibly punch Boston's ticket to the postseason.



Half whiffs: Kimbrel posting historic K rate

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:12:38 EDT

Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel is striking out more than 50 percent of the batters that appear before him -- 236 hitters have stepped in, 120 have struck out and only 116 have done anything else.



Twins, Red Sox are top out-making outfields

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:18:51 EDT

There's no one perfect formula that takes teams to October success. With that said, you won't find many clubs in recent years that went deep in the postseason without excellent defense. Enter Statcast™, and its new metric, outs above average.



#AwardWorthy: Vote for Devers, Betts

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:06:04 EDT

Vote for Rafael Devers (Player-Fan Interaction) and Mookie Betts (Best Defensive Player) in the 2017 Esurance MLB Awards, baseball's ultimate honors.



Sox give extra effort vs. O's, stay 3 games up

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:33:25 EDT

First, there was the comeback. Then there was the letdown. And then there was one last surge back by the Red Sox, who once again demonstrated their resilience with a 10-8, 11-inning victory over the Orioles on Monday night at Camden Yards.



Red Sox's Top 30 Prospects list

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 17:56:10 EDT

Who do the Red Sox have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Boston's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.



Key hits, clutch relief behind 'extra' success

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 01:10:14 EDT

The Red Sox have emerged into the kings of extra innings this season, using a combination of timely hitting, clutch relief and overall grit that should bode well come October.



Mookie in lineup day after bruising thumb

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 23:42:56 EDT

The Red Sox had an encouraging Monday on the health front. Not only was right fielder Mookie Betts back in the lineup just one day after exiting in the fifth inning against the Rays with a right thumb contusion, but Hanley Ramirez will soon play after nearly a week down with a right biceps injury. And if all goes well, invaluable utility infielder Eduardo Nunez could make his return from a right knee injury by the end of the week.



JBJ homers, but Sox's East pursuit slowed

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 18:47:57 EDT

Jake Odorizzi stymied Boston's bats on Sunday in a 3-2 Tampa Bay win at Tropicana Field.



Price returns to toss 2 perfect frames

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 17:26:51 EDT

Red Sox fans likely need no reminding who closed out Game 7 of the 2008 American League Championship Series, which sent the Rays to their first World Series. In the years since, David Price became an AL Cy Young Award-winning starter and eventually found his way to Boston as a free agent.



After investigation, MLB fines Red Sox, Yanks

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:22:38 EDT

The Red Sox have been fined an undisclosed amount for using electronic equipment in an attempt to decipher signs during an August series against the Yankees, Commissioner Rob Manfred announced on Friday afternoon.



Porcello steps up, pitches like '16 Cy winner

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 22:30:47 EDT

The circumstances surrounding Rick Porcello all but required a big start for the Red Sox right-hander. A night earlier, Boston churned through eight relievers in a 15-inning victory over the Rays. A marathon requires a breather for its participants in its aftermath.



Porcello's gem, Betts' blast keep Sox 3 up

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 21:48:54 EDT

Rick Porcello kept the Rays bats in check for 7 1/3 innings and received enough run support to lead the Red Sox to a 3-1 win over the Rays on Saturday night at Tropicana Field.



Saltalamacchia's ghost story is pretty creepy

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 21:50:56 EDT

Saltalamacchia's ghost story is pretty creepy



Swihart catches for Sox for 1st time since '16

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 17:30:00 EDT

It had been a long time since Blake Swihart last caught at the Major League level -- April 12, 2016, to be exact, when he squatted behind the dish for the Red Sox. Disregarding a Major League workload, Swihart hadn't caught in the Minors since Aug. 29.



Kiermaier falls for one of Sale's fastballs

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:38:07 EDT

Kiermaier fell for one of Chris Sale's fastballs



Sox rally in 9th, remain 3 up with 7-run 15th

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:18:54 EDT

Boston's 13-6, 15-inning win over Tampa Bay on Friday night had six lead changes and featured a little bit of everything -- along with a lot of heart by both teams, tucked away in the 6 hours and 5 minutes that it took to finish.



Bogaerts shakes off early HBP, goes 4-for-7

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:43:50 EDT

Grimacing, Xander Bogaerts turned to the third-base dugout, spiked his helmet on the ground and kneeled in pain. A pitch from Matt Andriese had run inside and caught the first batter of the game squarely on the hand.



Sox heat up late to top A's, closing in on goals

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 02:04:40 EDT

Andrew Benintendi hit lasers all day and Drew Pomeranz turned in yet another strong performance in his breakout season, lifting the Red Sox to a 6-2 victory over the A's on getaway Thursday at Fenway Park.



Price activated from DL, headed to bullpen

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:13:03 EDT

David Price is ready to pitch again for the Red Sox as they embark on the most crucial part of the season, and he will do so out of the bullpen.



Confidence, 'Lizard' key to Benintendi's tear

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 22:40:21 EDT

Andrew Benintendi's summer tear had taken a mini-hiatus when he went 0-for-18 from Sept. 3-6. But this rut wasn't mechanical. It turns out it was just a matter of some equipment maintenance.



Greenville wins South Atlantic League title

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:30:38 EDT

Brett Netzer delivered a two-out, bases-clearing double as Class A Greenville scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to defeat Kannapolis, 8-3, and secure the Drive's first South Atlantic League title.



Callis: Ranking rookies by long-term potential

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:13:18 EDT

Though it's obvious that Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger are enjoying the best seasons among the current rookie crop, who will have the best long-term career from the Class of 2017?



Fister struggles as Sox see East lead cut to 3

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 00:39:51 EDT

This time, Doug Fister couldn't stop the bleeding in the first inning. And this time, the righty's struggles carried later into the outing. The result for the Red Sox was a 7-3 loss to the Athletics on Wednesday night at Fenway Park that reduced Boston's lead over the Yankees to three games in the American League East with 17 games left.



Holt has a strange ritual with sunflower seeds

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 23:09:21 EDT

Holt has a strange ritual with sunflower seeds



Would potential playoff rotation include Fister?

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 00:58:02 EDT

For the Red Sox, one of the most intriguing storylines during the final stretch of the regular season is the race for the final spots in the rotation heading into a potential American League Division Series against the Astros or Indians.



Papi rejoins Red Sox in multifaceted role

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 19:47:37 EDT

Retired slugger David Ortiz is coming back to work in a multifaceted role that should keep him with the Red Sox for life. The team announced on Wednesday that a unique and unprecedented agreement with the 10-time All-Star and three-time World Series champion has been agreed upon.



Netzer collects two hits for Greenville

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 01:11:37 EDT

The Tulsa Drillers slugged their way to another playoff victory on Wednesday, as Drew Jackson and Matt Beaty collected a combined five hits, including three extra-base hits, in a 5-4 win over Midland in Game 2 of the Texas League finals.



Rout on: Mookie, E-Rod lead way vs. A's

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 23:48:45 EDT

Mookie Betts and Xander Bogaerts led a batting barrage and Eduardo Rodriguez pitched his best game in weeks, leading the Red Sox to an 11-1 rout over the Athletics on Tuesday night at Fenway Park.