7/3/2015 | Heady play: Ortiz breaks up DP with helmet
There are plenty of reasons batters wear helmets on the basepaths, and Friday night's game between the Astros and Red Sox at Fenway Park provided another prime example -- one that also kept a key inning alive for Boston. In the fifth, Sox slugger David Ortiz found himself advancing to second base after Hanley Ramirez hit a ground ball to third.
7/3/2015 | Nursing foot injury, Swihart placed on DL
With Ryan Hanigan back in the catching mix, the Red Sox were able to get Blake Swihart off his feet and put him on the disabled list prior to Friday's game against the Astros.
7/3/2015 | Red Sox activate Victorino, option Bradley
Shane Victorino has made his share of returns to the Red Sox the last couple of seasons, and the hope is that this time, he can stay healthy for a prolonged period. The right fielder was activated prior to Friday's game against the Astros, and Jackie Bradley Jr. was optioned back to Triple-A Pawtucket.
7/3/2015 | Red Sox, Astros to meet at Fenway in holiday matinee
There should be fireworks aplenty at Fenway Park on Saturday, when the American League West-leading Astros continue their series against the resurgent Red Sox in an Independence Day matinee, with Collin McHugh and Clay Buchholz squaring off.
7/3/2015 | Miley grinds through 5 frames to pick up win
It wasn't easy, but Wade Miley fought through five innings to earn the victory as the Red Sox topped the Blue Jays, 12-6, in the series finale on Thursday night at Rogers Centre. The left-hander tied a career high with seven walks and allowed a season-high 14 baserunners.
7/3/2015 | Top of the order sets the tone for Red Sox
The Red Sox swung their way to a series victory over the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre on Thursday night, registering a season-high 19 hits while scoring eight runs in the first inning en route to a 12-6 win.
7/2/2015 | Red Sox ride 8-run first to series win vs. Jays
The Red Sox rode a big first inning all the way to a 12-6 victory over the Blue Jays in the series finale at Rogers Centre on Thursday night. Xander Bogaerts and Brock Holt were 4-for-6 at the plate, Mookie Betts and Alejandro De Aza had three hits apiece and Wade Miley posted a five-inning start to help Boston clinch the series.
7/2/2015 | Red Sox activate Hanigan from 60-day DL
The Red Sox activated catcher Ryan Hanigan ahead of Thursday's 12-6 win against the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. In a corresponding move, the club optioned reliever Jonathan Aro to Triple-A Pawtucket.
7/1/2015 | 'Tough run' continues for Porcello
Rick Porcello saw his winless streak reach eight starts as he lasted only two innings while giving up a season-high three homers in the Red Sox's 11-2 loss to the Blue Jays on Wednesday at Rogers Centre.
7/1/2015 | Hanley triples in return from hand injury
Hanley Ramirez was back in the Red Sox's lineup in Wednesday's 11-2 loss to the Blue Jays for the first time since he took a line drive off the left hand while running the bases last Wednesday. The left fielder had been coping with swelling associated with the hand bruise, which delayed his return, but he was good to go for the Canada Day matinee at Rogers Centre.
7/1/2015 | Blue Jays pound Red Sox with 5 HRs
Justin Smoak hit a pair of home runs while Jose Bautista, Edwin Encarnacion and Josh Donaldson also went deep as the Blue Jays offense rolled all over Red Sox right-hander Rick Porcello during an 11-2 victory on a special Canada Day matinee affair Wednesday at Rogers Centre.
7/1/2015 | Vet Miley opposes rookie Boyd in finale
A pair of left-handers will take the mound as Blue Jays and Red Sox wrap their four-game American League East series at Rogers Centre on Thursday night. Toronto will be looking to salvage a split after winning its first game of the series Wednesday following a pair of losses.
7/1/2015 | Rodriguez tips outcome in his favor in Toronto
Eduardo Rodriguez had a lot of work to do between his last start and his outing against the Blue Jays on Tuesday night.