Trey Mancini hit two home runs, and starter Asher Wojciechowski carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning as the Baltimore Orioles held the visiting Boston Red Sox to one hit in a 5-0 victory in the series finale Sunday.
The luxury tax, negotiated into the Basic Agreement by the owners to suppress salaries, er, I mean to promote competitive balance, discourages the most successful baseball franchises from buying the stairway to baseball heaven.
BOSTON — The continued Red Sox roster shakeup that sent Eduardo Nunez to waivers Monday and Ryan Brasier to Pawtucket Tuesday landed Darwinzon Hernandez back in the Boston bullpen with a chance to be a contributor for the stretch run in a playoff race.
Justin Turner and Max Muncy each homered and had three hits, while Cody Bellinger added a solo shot and two RBIs on his 24th birthday, as the Los Angeles Dodgers pummeled the host Boston Red Sox 11-2 on Saturday night.
CLEVELAND -- Shane Bieber went from a late addition in the 90th All-Star Game to an MVP performance as the American League held on to defeat the National League, 4-3, at Progressive Field Tuesday for its seventh consecutive victory in the showcase game.
CLEVELAND — Major League Baseball is on pace for 6,668 home runs, a number that would shred the record total of 6,105 from 2017, raising the question as to which factor is more responsible: a juiced baseball or juiced hitters?
Xander Bogaerts, Rafael Devers and Christian Vazquez were all All-Star worthy when the original selections were being made. But as of Saturday afternoon, only Bogaerts, named as an injury replacement, was going.
Brandon Drury had three hits, including a two-run, go-ahead homer in the sixth inning, Jacob Waguespack earned his first career major league win, and the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the visiting Boston Red Sox 6-3 Wednesday night.
Rafael Devers hit two home runs and had a season-best six RBIs in a four-hit game, David Price struck out seven in six innings, and the visiting Boston Red Sox defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 10-6 Tuesday night.
The Red Sox are likely to make Nathan Eovaldi their closer when he returns from the injured list, a baseball source confirmed Monday night. NESN’s Tom Caron first reported that the team is planning on naming Eovaldi its closer.
It’s time to release the midterm grades for Red Sox hitters. There are a couple of standouts at the head of the class — neither of whom were finalists to start the All-Star Game — a few clunkers, and some more middling grades.
BOSTON -- Xander Bogaerts crushed a tiebreaking two-run home run in the fifth inning, and Rafael Devers had three doubles among his four hits as the Boston Red Sox beat the visiting Chicago White Sox, 6-3, on Tuesday.