Red Sox/Yankees

Posted by: Tom Nolette on Sat Apr 23rd, 2016 7:20 am
[size=120:2ow8inyy]Red Sox knuckleballer baffles Astros[/size:2ow8inyy] HOUSTON — Steven Wright tossed his sixth consecutive quality start and the Boston Red Sox turned an early stream of offense into a 6-2 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night at Minute Maid Park. Wright (1-2) befuddled the Astros (5-12) with his knuckleball, allowing just four hits and … ... es-astros/
Posted by: Tom Nolette on Sun Apr 24th, 2016 6:25 am
[size=120:3cezo55k]Rasmus ‘slam’ carries Astros past Red Sox[/size:3cezo55k] HOUSTON — Colby Rasmus belted his fifth career grand slam, delivering a much-needed blow to lift the Houston Astros to an 8-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday at Minute Maid Park. Rasmus crushed a 2-2 pitch from Red Sox right-hander Clay Buchholz (0-2) off the facing of … ... t-red-sox/
Posted by: Tom Nolette on Mon Apr 25th, 2016 4:54 am
[size=120:3smn157c]Red Sox overcome blown save, top Astros in 12th[/size:3smn157c] HOUSTON — No matter the situation, the Boston Red Sox fought back time and time again Sunday night to pull out a 12-inning victory. Despite a short outing by their starter, leaning on the bullpen for more than eight innings and a blown save in the ninth, the Red Sox … ... s-in-12th/
Posted by: Tom Nolette on Tue Apr 26th, 2016 6:16 am
[size=120:3g4ycj60]Porcello, Bradley propel Red Sox by Braves[/size:3g4ycj60] ATLANTA — Boston Red Sox right-hander Rich Porcello added to Atlanta’s offensive woes, improving his record to 4-0 at the expensive of the Braves on Monday night. Porcello allowed just four hits over 6 1/3 innings and Jackie Bradley Jr. broke up a pitching duel with Julio Teheran by homering … ... by-braves/
Posted by: Tom Nolette on Wed Apr 27th, 2016 6:04 am
[size=120:3jjy1crs]Boston’s Price shuts down Braves[/size:3jjy1crs] ATLANTA — David Price recovered from one of the worst starts of his career to match his career high with 14 strikeouts and help the Boston Red Sox to an 11-4 win Tuesday night, handing the Atlanta Braves their seventh straight loss. Price did not resemble the same pitcher who ... ... wn-braves/
Posted by: Tom Nolette on Thu Apr 28th, 2016 6:45 am
[size=120:1gzgh9gz]Pedroia powers Red Sox past struggling Braves[/size:1gzgh9gz] BOSTON — Steven Wright continues to be the No. 1 surprise of the Boston Red Sox season. The knuckleballer, added to the rotation at the start of the season because of an injury to Eduardo Rodriguez, turned in his fourth straight quality start on Wednesday night. Backed by two Dustin … ... ng-braves/
Posted by: Tom Nolette on Fri Apr 29th, 2016 7:07 am
[size=120:2a7kf44h]Markakis powers Braves past Red Sox[/size:2a7kf44h] BOSTON — Nick Markakis, one of the few bright spots in Atlanta’s disastrous start, delivered four hits and drove in three runs and rookie Mallex Smith added two RBIs as the Braves ended their eight-game losing streak with a 5-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night. The … ... t-red-sox/
Posted by: Tom Nolette on Sat Apr 30th, 2016 9:13 am
[size=120:2du4rb6n]Ortiz powers Red Sox past Yankees[/size:2du4rb6n] BOSTON — David Ortiz smashed a two-run home run with one out in the eighth inning to break a 2-2 tie, leading the Boston Red Sox to a 4-2 win over the New York Yankees in the first of 19 meetings between the two rivals on Friday night at Fenway … ... t-yankees/
Posted by: Tom Nolette on Sun May 1st, 2016 7:23 am
[size=120:31wso0s5]Porcello living up to expensive billing, Red Sox beat Yanks[/size:31wso0s5] .BOSTON — Rick Porcello is already paid like an ace. Lately, he’s been pitching like one too. Porcello signed a four-year, $82.5 million extension last April before even throwing a single pitch as a member of the Boston Red Sox, but struggled to the tune of a 9-15 season and ... eat-yanks/
Posted by: Tom Nolette on Mon May 2nd, 2016 6:53 am
[size=120:3vtx41vb]Vazquez helps Red Sox beat Yanks for series sweep[/size:3vtx41vb] BOSTON — The Red Sox completed a sweep of the rival Yankees as Christian Vazquez clubbed a two-run, seventh-inning homer off Dellin Betances to lift Boston to an 8-7 victory over floundering New York on Sunday night. Betances, who surrendered a game-winning homer to David Ortiz on Friday night, threw … ... ies-sweep/