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Yankees top Forbes’ most valuable franchise list

The New York Yankees are the most valuable franchise in baseball at an estimated value of $4 billion, according to Forbes.

Red Sox SS Xander Bogaerts going on DL with cracked bone in ankle

Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts is going on the 10-day disabled list because of a cracked bone in his left ankle.

UPDATED: Sat., April 7, 2018, 9:50 p.m.

MLB capsules: Red Sox beat Rays 10-3 for seventh straight win

Xander Bogaerts hit the first grand slam for Boston since the end of the 2016 season and drove in a career-best six runs to carry the Red Sox to a …

AP source: MLB hopes for Yankees-Red Sox in London in 2019

Major League Baseball is working to finalize a two-game series between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox at London’s Olympic Stadium on June 29-30 in 2019, a person …

Welcome, JD: Red Sox not worried about making room in lineup

Bringing J.D. Martinez to Boston means making room in the lineup, but the Red Sox aren’t worried. They’re more than ready to welcome a player who hit 45 home runs …

AP source: J.D. Martinez, Red Sox agree to $110M, 5-year deal

J.D. Martinez and the Boston Red Sox have, at long last, come to an agreement. The slow dance between the free agent slugger and the power-deficient team wrapped up Monday …

David Price tries to rebound from injury-filled year with Red Sox

David Price hopes to rebound from an injury-filled 2017 season with the Red Sox. He signed a $217 million, seven-year deal with Boston before the 2016 season and went 17-9 …

Boston Red Sox great Bobby Doerr dies at 99

Bobby Doerr, the Hall of Fame second baseman dubbed the “Silent Captain” of the Boston Red Sox by longtime teammate and friend Ted Williams, has died. He was 99.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 4:56 p.m.

Red Sox hire Tony La Russa as special assistant

The Boston Red Sox have hired Tony La Russa to serve as a vice president and special assistant on its baseball operations staff. The former manager will assist in all …

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 10:08 p.m.

Red Sox hire Alex Cora as new manager

The Boston Red Sox hired Houston Astros bench coach Alex Cora as manager Sunday, turning to a player from their 2007 World Series championship roster to help the team out …

Astros eliminate Red Sox, advance to first ALCS

Justin Verlander outpitched Chris Sale in a relief role reversal of aces, and the Houston Astros advanced to their first American League Championship Series, rallying past the Boston Red Sox …

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 7:44 p.m.

Red Sox increase security at Fenway Park for playoff game

The Red Sox and the city of Boston increased security at Fenway Park for Game 3 of the AL Division Series when the Red Sox beat the Houston Astros 10-3.

Red Sox beat Astros 10-3, avoid elimination in ALDS Game 3

BOSTON – Hanley Ramirez waved a “Believe in Boston” flag during pregame introductions, drawing cheers from a Fenway Park crowd fearful of a second straight postseason sweep. Then he gave …

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 7:44 p.m.

Red Sox return home, looking to avoid being swept by Astros

BOSTON – If the Boston Red Sox are nervous about the possibility of being swept out of the playoffs for the second straight year, they were trying hard not to …

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 4:59 p.m.

Carlos Correa, Jose Altuve help Astros rout Red Sox, take 2-0 ALDS lead

HOUSTON – Carlos Correa, Jose Altuve and the high-powered Astros led the majors in runs, hits and batting average in the regular season. Now that it’s playoff time, Houston is …

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 7:44 p.m.

Jose Altuve hits three home runs as Astros take opener from Red Sox

Jose Altuve hit three home runs in an unprecedented show of power for the diminutive major league batting champion as the Houston Astros roughed up Chris Sale and the Boston …

Boston’s Chris Sale will make first postseason start against Houston’s playoff veteran Justin Verlander

Houston manager A.J. Hinch loves that Justin Verlander, his starter for Game 1 of the American League Division Series against the Boston Red Sox on Thursday, has a ton of …

Red Sox top Astros to clinch A.L. East; rematch set for playoffs

The hard chopper bounced off first baseman Mitch Moreland’s glove and high into the air. Second baseman Brock Holt jumped to glove the ball and flipped it to first, where …

MLB capsules: Houston blocks Boston from clinching A.L. East title

The Boston Red Sox again failed to clinch the A.L. East, losing 3-2 to Alex Bregman and the visiting Houston Astros on Friday night.

MLB roundup: Boston’s Chris Sale fans 300th batter of season in win

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MLB capsules: Chris Sale strikes out eight as Red Sox blank Rays

Boston ace Chris Sale struck out eight over six innings on Saturday, and Dustin Pedroia hit a two-run homer in the first inning as the Red Sox rolled past the …

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 7:42 p.m.

Boston’s Dustin Pedroia says stealing signs part of game

It was 4:30 p.m. when Red Sox manager John Farrell walked into his pregame meeting with reporters on Wednesday, a little later than usual because of the 19-inning game the …

MLB Capsules: Gausman, Orioles rout Red Sox second straight day

Kevin Gausman pitched four-hit ball into the eighth inning, Tim Beckham hit a three-run homer and the visiting Baltimore Orioles routed the Boston Red Sox for the second straight day, …

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 10:40 p.m.

MLB: Boston’s Doug Fister gives up leadoff homer, finishes with one-hitter

Doug Fister gave up a leadoff homer in the first inning to Francisco Lindor and then nothing else, finishing with a career-best one-hitter, and Eduardo Nunez had five RBIs as …

Haunted by legacy, Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way

The Boston Red Sox will ask the city to rename Yawkey Way, the street alongside Fenway Park, to erase what owner John Henry called a haunting reminder of the ballclub’s …

MLB capsules: Red Sox rookies Rafael Devers, Andrew Benintendi key win over Yanks in 10

Rafael Devers hit a stunning homer off Aroldis Chapman to tie the game in the ninth inning, and fellow Red Sox rookie Andrew Benintendi singled home the go-ahead run in …

MLB Capsules: Andrew Benintendi powers Red Sox past Yankees

Rookie Andrew Benintendi rocketed a pair of three-run homers off All-Star Luis Severino and Boston bounced back from a tough loss to rough up New York 10-5 on Saturday.

Baseball capsules: Yankees halt Boston’s winning streak at eight

Aaron Hicks awoke a dormant offense with a two-run homer that sparked a five-run eighth inning, then threw out a runner at third in the ninth inning to help Aroldis …

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 10:58 p.m.

Baseball capsules: Chris Sale strikes out 13 in Boston’s victory over Tampa Bay

Chris Sale struck out 13 in eight innings, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-0 on Tuesday for their seventh straight victory.