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Red Sox expect closer to emerge from within roster

Boston expects its new closer to emerge from the current Red Sox roster. All-Star Craig Kimbrel turned down a $17.9 million qualifying offer from the World Series champions, and the …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 5:01 p.m.

Back from lifetime ban, Jenrry Mejia gets minors deal with Red Sox

Relief pitcher Jenrry Mejia, allowed back into baseball after a lifetime ban caused by three positive drug tests, has agreed to a minor league contract with the Boston Red Sox. …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 9:08 p.m.

Most memorable games of 2018 required working overtime

There was Alabama’s victory in the college football championship, not to mention the U.S. women capturing Olympic gold in a hockey shootout.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 7:17 p.m.

Champion Red Sox owe nearly $12M in luxury tax

The World Series champion Boston Red Sox owe nearly $12 million in luxury tax for having baseball’s top payroll. That’s according to final calculations by the commissioner’s office obtained by …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 4:35 p.m.

Nathan Eovaldi agrees to $68 million, 4-year deal with Red Sox

Nathan Eovaldi is staying with the Boston Red Sox, agreeing to a $68 million, four-year contract. A 28-year-old right-hander who has had a pair of Tommy John surgeries, Eovaldi was …


Boston Red Sox get three Gold Glove winners

Mookie Betts, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Ian Kinsler won Gold Gloves for the World Series champion Red Sox on Sunday night, and the Atlanta Braves also were recognized for their …


Bill Madden: Red Sox World Series win was a team effort led by one of the best managers in the game

The duck boats have made their way through Boston for the celebration of the greatest Red Sox team in history and while, at a major league high $228 million, you …


3 days after World Series gem, David Price says he’s staying with Boston

Three days after a World Series victory that transformed him from a postseason flop to an October hero, Red Sox left-hander David Price said at the team’s victory parade Wednesday …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 5:07 p.m.

Red Sox exercise $15 million 2019 option on ace Chris Sale

The Red Sox have exercised their $15 million option for next season on ace left-hander Chris Sale. Sale will earn $15 million in the final season of a five-year contract …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 9:42 p.m.

Red Sox beat Dodgers 5-1 in Game 5 to win World Series title

Long downtrodden during decades of despair before ending an 86-year championship drought in 2004, the Boston Red Sox have become baseball’s team of the century with four titles in 15 …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 9:53 p.m.

Steve Pearce rallies Red Sox past Dodgers 9-6 for 3-1 Series lead

Steve Pearce hit a tying homer in the eighth inning and a three-run double in the ninth, and the Boston Red Sox rallied from a four-run deficit for a 9-6 …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 2:31 p.m.

Wow! Dodgers top Boston in 18th inning, longest Series game

Max Muncy ended the longest game in World Series history with a leadoff home run in the bottom of the 18th inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers outlasted the Boston …


No decision on J.D. Martinez in Red Sox lineup; Mookie Betts not at 2B

The Boston Red Sox likely won’t know until Friday afternoon whether slugger J.D. Martinez will start Game 3 of the World Series at Dodger Stadium. Martinez is Boston’s main designated …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 8:32 p.m.

In 2-0 hole, Dodgers turn to rookie Walker Buehler to rescue them

The Dodgers have seen the future and it’s ace-in-the-making Walker Buehler. Except they need him to deliver now.


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 4:44 p.m.

Fenway Park gave Dodgers cold shoulder, World Series shifts to Los Angeles

Fenway Park gave the Los Angeles Dodgers the cold shoulder. No wonder they were California Dreamin’ about Thursday’s flight home.


Commentary: World Series taking baseball from National Pastime to National Past-Your-Bedtime

Baseball, you’re spewing out parental agita like balled-up pieces of clothing from a T-shirt gun with this thing you’ve been doing lately with the concept of “late” – by which …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 9:22 p.m.

David Price, J.D. Martinez power Boston to 2-0 World Series lead over Los Angeles

David Price pitched six innings of three-hit ball, and major league RBI leader J.D. Martinez broke a fifth-inning tie during another two-out rally Wednesday night that led the Boston Red …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 10:07 p.m.

Red Sox beat Dodgers 8-4 at Fenway in World Series opener

Andrew Benintendi, J.D. Martinez and the Boston Red Sox came out swinging in the World Series opener, seizing every advantage in their quirky ballpark to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 22, 2018, 7:48 p.m.

Dodgers’ Manny Machado grilled on eve of World Series

Most players are questioned ahead of their World Series debuts. Manny Machado was cross–examined. October’s villain is especially despised at Fenway Park for planting his spikes into Dustin Pedroia in …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 22, 2018, 7:24 p.m.

Couch Slouch: Nothing good comes from tweeting

Couch Slouch: I’m in a bad mood today – Effexor can only unclog the brain drain so much – and most of it is self-inflicted, due to my reluctant, ought-to-know-better, …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 9:07 p.m.

Alex Cora: Chris Sale to start World Series opener for Boston Red Sox, David Price likely for Game 2

Boston ace Chris Sale will start Tuesday’s World Series opener and David Price probably will follow in Game 2, Boston manager Alex Cora says. Sale and Price also started the …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 9:18 p.m.

Red Sox finish off Astros in 5 games, head to World Series

David Price put his postseason woes behind him, pitching the Boston Red Sox back into another World Series with a 4-1 victory over the defending champion Houston Astros. Rafael Devers …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 11:13 p.m.

Andrew Benintendi’s diving catch preserves Boston’s win over Houston for 3-1 ALCS lead

Left fielder Andrew Benintendi made a diving catch with the bases loaded for the final out, and the Boston Red Sox held off the Houston Astros 8-6 on Wednesday night …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 10:48 p.m.

Jackie Bradley’s slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a grand slam, Nathan Eovaldi hushed Houston a day after some social media trash talk and the Boston Red Sox beat the Astros 8-2 to take …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 14, 2018, 10:42 p.m.

Gerrit Cole struggles in second playoff start with Astros

Gerrit Cole struggled at the beginning of his second playoff start with the Houston Astros. By the time he recovered, it was too late. Boston was well on its way …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 14, 2018, 10:36 p.m.

Red Sox bounce back, beat Astros 7-5

David Price was good enough, the Red Sox relievers were even better, and Jackie Bradley Jr. delivered a go-ahead, three-run double off the Green Monster to lead Boston to a …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 10:40 p.m.

Justin Verlander cools off Red Sox 7-2 in Game 1 of ALCS

Justin Verlander outlasted an uncharacteristically wild Chris Sale, overcoming control problems of his own to give Houston six innings of two-hit ball and lead the Astros over the Boston Red …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 6:26 p.m.

After World Series win with Astros, Boston manager Alex Cora aims to knock them out

After vanquishing the hated Yankees, Alex Cora has another, perhaps even more personal fight in front of him. The first-year Red Sox manager will lead Boston against his former team …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 9:35 p.m.

Red Sox hold off Yankees in Game 4, face Astros in ALCS

Craig Kimbrel and the Boston Red Sox held off the Yankees’ ninth-inning rally that ended with a video replay, eliminating New York with a 4-3 victory in Game 4 of …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 8, 2018, 10:30 p.m.

Brock Holt first with postseason cycle, Red Sox rout Yankees 16-1

Brock Holt put the finishing touch on Boston’s blowout by etching his name in the record book. The part-time utilityman became the first player to hit for the cycle in …