Red Sox OF's blunder turns into inside-the-park grand slam
Boston Red Sox's Jarren Duran plays against the New York Yankees during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, July 9, 2022, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)There is nothing worse than seeing your MLB team's outfielder lose a routine fly ball in the lights. At the time, the Red Sox were down 6-0 in the third inning with two outs and the bases loaded. By the middle of the fourth inning, Red Sox would be down 14-0, but at least broke the shutout with some runs in the bottom of the inning. Going off Statcast numbers, Tapia's fly ball only had an 18 percent chance of being a hit despite reaching the warning track.wftv.com
Donaldson, Carpenter lead Yanks over Red Sox 12-5
Josh Donaldson hit a three-run homer in a four-run first inning, Matt Carpenter homered among three hits in his first start in left field in a decade and the New York Yankees beat Boston 12-5 for their 10th win in their last 11 games against the Red Sox.
Dalbec's HR helps Red Sox avoid sweep, beat Yankees 4-3
Red Sox Yankees Baseball Boston Red Sox's Christian Arroyo fails to catch a ball hit by New York Yankees' Aaron Judge for a single during the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 10, 2022, in New York. This time, the Red Sox rallied back, with Dalbec connecting off reliever Clarke Schmidt (0-1) for his first of the season. The Red Sox ended an eight-game regular-season skid against New York — a stretch that doesn’t include their victory in last year’s AL wild-card game. Both homered in each of New York's first two games, and Stanton had homered in six straight games against the Red Sox, including the postseason. Former Red Sox LHP Eduardo Rodríguez pitches for the Tigers on Wednesday.wftv.com
Schwarber, Red Sox slam Astros 12-3, lead ALCS 2-1
ALCS Astros Red Sox Baseball Boston Red Sox's Kyle Schwarber tosses his bat after a grand slam home run against the Houston Astros during the second inning in Game 3 of baseball's American League Championship Series Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, in Boston. Martinez and Rafael Devers each cleared the bases, Schwarber hit a second-inning 3-0 pitch 430 feet into the right field grandstand. Red Sox starter Eduardo Rodriguez gave up five hits, including Kyle Tucker's three-run homer, and struck out seven. Capitalizing on two Astros errors and the struggles of Houston starter José Urquidy, the Red Sox opened a 9-0 lead for the second game in a row. The Red Sox are expected to rely on RHP Nick Pivetta, who was 9-8 with a 4.53 ERA in the regular season.wftv.com
Red Sox rally in 9th, on brink of clinching wild-card berth
The Red Sox won 5-3. The Red Sox will send ace Chris Sale to the mound Sunday needing a victory to punch a playoff ticket. If the Red Sox lose Sunday, they will still be assured entry into a tiebreaker game Monday. The Red Sox are a game ahead of Toronto and 1 1/2 clear of Seattle, with the Mariners set to play the Angels on Saturday night. Red Sox: RHP Garrett Whitlock (right pectoral strain) was not activated Saturday after throwing a bullpen session Friday.wftv.com
Red Sox rally in 9th, on brink of clinching wild-card berth
Christian Vázquez tripled home the tiebreaking run in the ninth inning and the Boston Red Sox moved to the brink of a postseason berth with a 5-3 win over the Washington Nationals on Saturday. Boston is tied with the Yankees for the top AL wild card entering the final day of the regular season. The Red Sox will send ace Chris Sale to the mound Sunday needing a victory to punch a playoff ticket.news.yahoo.com
LEADING OFF: COVID-19 sidelines more players, Webb on a roll
A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday:___NEGATIVE NEWSRed Sox infielder Kiké Hernández tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday and will be sidelined indefinitely. He’ll be placed on the COVID-19 list along with second baseman Christian Arroyo, who had close contact with Hernández. WEBB GEMSGiants right-hander Logan Webb takes a 12-start unbeaten streak into an outing against Atlanta in a showdown of division leaders. His best year was 2017, when he hit .303 with 23 homers and 90 RBIs as the scandal-tained Astros won the World Series. His most famous victory came in the clinching Game 5 of the 1969 World Series against Baltimore that gave the Miracle Mets their first championship.wftv.com
Torres, Odor homer to back Taillon as Yanks beat Red Sox 9-1
Red Sox Yankees Baseball New York Yankees' Rougned Odor watches his 2-run home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox on Sunday, July 18, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger) (Adam Hunger)NEW YORK — (AP) — Gleyber Torres and Rougned Odor homered to back another strong start from Jameson Taillon as the depleted New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 9-1 on Sunday night. Torres hit his fifth homer on an 0-2 pitch from Martín Pérez (7-6) leading off the second. Yankees: RHP Luis Severino threw 30 pitches to hitters, simulating two innings. UP NEXTRed Sox: Shuffle off to Buffalo for the opener of a three-game series Monday night against the division-rival Blue Jays.wftv.com
Red Sox stifle short-handed Yanks 4-0 with Judge on COVID IL
Red Sox Yankees Baseball Boston Red Sox's Christian Arroyo, right, throws out New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton (not shown) at first base after forcing out Yankees' DJ LeMahieu, center, for a double play during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, July 16, 2021, in New York. Martinez homered, and the Boston Red Sox beat their rivals 4-0 Friday night with New York missing slugger Aaron Judge and five others due to a coronavirus outbreak. Rodriguez (7-5) allowed two hits over 5 2/3 innings, retiring 10 straight during one stretch and finishing with eight strikeouts. Yankees: Voit experienced swelling in his knee over the weekend and had it drained, but Boone said the slugger had lingering pain this week. UP NEXTCole (9-4, 2.68 ERA) is set to face another AL All-Star on Saturday in Red Sox RHP Nathan Eovaldi (9-5, 3.66).wftv.com
Red Sox beat sloppy Marlins 5-3 for 5th straight win
Marlins Red Sox Baseball Boston Red Sox's Christian Arroyo, left, reacts beside Miami Marlins' Jazz Chisholm Jr. after hitting a two-run single during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Monday, June 7, 2021, in Boston. Alex Verdugo added an RBI double and two hits for the Red Sox, who were coming off their first three-game sweep at Yankee Stadium since June 2011. The Red Sox are a season-high 14 games over .500 at 37-23. Leading 2-1, the Red Sox scored three times, benefitting from two poorly thrown balls that led to the last run. Red Sox: Slugger J.D.wftv.com
Diamondbacks' Gallen has sore forearm, might miss opener
SETBACK IN THE BULLPENBlue Jays right-hander Kirby Yates will miss several weeks because of a strained muscle in his forearm. He allowed one run and five hits, striking out five without a walk. Ross Stripling struck out seven and walked none in 3 2/3 innings, but gave up three runs and five hits. Bryan Abreu, a top Astros pitching prospect who turns 24 next month, started and pitched three perfect innings, striking out four. Baltimore starter John Means allowed four hits and walked three over 3 2/3 innings, striking out three.
Amazin' at-bat: Mets' Guillorme draws 22-pitch walk vs Hicks
“I don’t even think I’ve had a 13 pitch at-bat in my career.”Hicks was scheduled to pitch one inning. Carlos Martínez worked four innings in the start for St. Louis, allowing two runs and five hits. Pittsburgh starter Steven Brault allowed three runs on five hits and a walk in three innings. YANKEES 5, BLUE JAYS 1New York starter Deivi García gave up one hit and an unearned run in three innings. Dean Kremer allowed a run on three hits, walked two and struck out four in the start for Baltimore.
Bogaerts spring debut after shoulder woe, Tatis HR in return
On that one, we are probably on the same page.”RED SOX 8, RAYS 2Garrett Richards struck out seven in four scoreless innings for Boston. ATHLETICS 5, PADRES 4Fernando Tatis Jr. led off the game with his second spring home run, a smashing return after missing six days with a non-virus bug. The 30-year-old left has pitched four scoreless innings this spring. BREWERS 8, CUBS 3 (7)Brandon Woodruff made his second start for Milwaukee, allowing five hits in two scoreless innings. BRAVES 8, TWINS 5Michael Pineda, who last pitched a full season in 2016, made his first spring start for Minnesota.
Red Sox finally snap skid vs Yankees, who clinch spot anyway
Boston Red Sox's Tanner Houck delivers a pitch against the New York Yankees in the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)BOSTON – Despite dismal results against the New York Yankees this season, at least the Boston Red Sox didn’t have to watch their longtime rivals enjoy clinching a playoff berth at Fenway Park. New York had matched its longest winning streak against the Red Sox, also winning 12 in a row in 1936 and from 1952-53 when Red Sox Hall of Famer Ted Williams was flying combat missions in the Korean War. Red Sox: Off on Monday before beginning their final home series, a three-game set that starts Tuesday against Baltimore. RHP Nick Pivetta, acquired in a trade with the Phillies last month, will make his Red Sox debut.
Yanks win 10th straight vs Red Sox, best streak since 1953
Red Sox catcher Kevin Plawecki, top, looks on. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)NEW YORK Ted Williams was piloting fighter jets in Korea the last time the New York Yankees dominated the Boston Red Sox like this. Luke Voit homered twice, Aroldis Chapman returned from the COVID-19 injured list to pitch the ninth inning and the Yankees beat the Red Sox 6-3 Monday night for their 10th straight victory in the famed rivalry. The tarp was rolled out with the Red Sox rallying in the fourth inning. Yankees: RHP Masahiro Tanaka (0-0, 2.31) opposes Rays LHP Blake Snell (1-0, 2.08) at Yankee Stadium.
Brothers in arms; Indians show support for social justice
Members of the Cleveland Indians line up for the national anthem before an exhibition baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh, Saturday, July 18, 2020. Musgrove struck out five against one hit and one walk in his final tune-up before things start to count. HERE AND THEREChristian Arroyo hit a two-run double in the eighth to spark Cleveland's rally from a 3-0 deficit. ... Zach Plesac allowed two runs on six hits with no walks and six strikeouts in five innings for the Indians. ... Guillermo Heredia, who will start in right field for the Pirates while starter Gregory Polanco recovers from the novel coronavirus, drove in two runs for Pittsburgh.
Senior Salute: Christian Arroyo
ORLANDO, Fla. – This edition of Senior Salute goes out to Christian Arroyo of the Faith Christian Academy baseball team. He’s been a versatile player since making varsity as an 8th-grader. Christian was batting over .500 when the season was stopped. Christian will play for Webber International University next. A charismatic young man and lifelong Yankees fan, Christian’s goal is to go to the pros.