Sea Dogs extend relationship with Red Sox through 2022
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Boston Red Sox are keeping their popular minor league affiliate in Maine’s largest city through at least 2022.
The Portland Sea Dogs announced the extension of their player development contract with the Red Sox on Tuesday. The club says the Red Sox will continue ...
AL MVP Betts agrees to $20 million, 1-year deal with Red Sox
BOSTON (AP) — Mookie Betts keeps putting up big numbers.
The AL MVP and the World Series champion Boston Red Sox agreed to a $20 million, one-year contract Friday, a raise of $9.5 million that was for a few hours the highest for an arbitration-eligible player.
Betts was later ...
Betts, deGrom, Davis get big-money deals, avoid arbitration
NEW YORK (AP) — AL MVP Mookie Betts, NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom and major league home run champion Khris Davis reached high-priced one-year deals to avoid salary arbitration, while slugger Nolan Arenado and pitchers Gerrit Cole, Luis Severino and Aaron Nola were among 15 players still ...
Steve Wright, Red Sox agree to $1,375,000, 1-year contract
BOSTON (AP) — Knuckleballer Steven Wright and the Boston Red Sox agreed to a one-year contract for $1,375,000, a raise of $275,000, in a deal that avoided arbitration.
An All-Star in 2016, the 34-year-old right-hander started the 2018 season late following left knee surgery and a 15-game ...
SEC, Wells Fargo ink 38 Studios settlement, will be delayed
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission and Wells Fargo Securities said in a joint court filing Thursday that they have agreed in principle to settle a lawsuit over Rhode Island’s failed $75 million deal with former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling’s videogame ...
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have agreed to a one-year contract with reliever Heath Hembree, avoiding salary arbitration.
Hembree’s non-guaranteed deal is worth $1,312,500. He had a $581,500 salary this year.
The 29-year-old Hembree went 4-1 with a 4.20 ERA in 67 appearances last ...
New Dodger Kelly eager for return to Southern California
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joe Kelly helped the Boston Red Sox win a World Series title. His next goal is to try to win one for the team he grew up rooting for and defeated this October.
The Dodgers on Friday officially announced signing Kelly to a three-year deal worth $25 million that brings the ...
NEW YORK (AP) — The World Series champion Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees will open Major League Baseball’s first series in Britain with a night game and conclude the next day in the afternoon.
MLB said Friday that the June 29 game at London’s Olympic Stadium will start at 6:10 ...
AP source: Joe Kelly, Dodgers agree to $25M, 3-year contract
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Reliever Joe Kelly agreed Thursday to a $25 million, three-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal had not yet been announced.
Red Sox, outfielder Gorkys Hernandez reach minor league deal
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Free agent outfielder Gorkys Hernandez and the Boston Red Sox have reached agreement on a minor league contract.
The deal Wednesday includes a spring training invite to big league camp with the World Series champions.
The 31-year-old Hernandez hit 15 home runs last ...
Red Sox moving AL MVP Betts from leadoff to second slot
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Here along the Strip, the Boston Red Sox are placing their bets on a new leadoff man.
AL MVP Mookie Betts will hit second next year, a season after he led the big leagues in batting average and slugging percentage from the top spot.
Andrew Benintendi will move up a ...
Champion Red Sox not looking to cut top payroll in majors
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The champion Boston Red Sox aren’t looking to cut the biggest payroll in the big leagues.
After exceeding all three luxury tax thresholds paid off in a World Series title, the Red Sox anticipate going over the levels again next year even though they’re ...
The Latest: Champion Red Sox not looking to cut top payroll
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on Major League Baseball’s winter meetings (all times local):
The big-budget Boston Red Sox aren’t looking to cut payroll after winning the World Series.
Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski is dismissing reports that ...
Reds claim left-hander Robby Scott off waivers from Boston
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have claimed left-hander Robby Scott off waivers from the Boston Red Sox.
The 29-year-old reliever was 0-1 over nine relief appearances and 6 2/3 innings for Boston this year. He was 3-3 with a 1.36 ERA in 45 games for Triple-A Pawtucket, striking out ...
Sunday night baseball games an hour earlier in 2019
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Baseball players may get a little more sleep when traveling after Sunday night games next year.
ESPN announced Monday it is moving up the starting time of the nationally televised game by one hour, with the first pitch planned for shortly after 7 p.m. Eastern.
Napoli announces retirement after 12-year MLB career
Mike Napoli has announced his retirement after 12 years in the majors that included three trips to the World Series.
The 37-year-old Napoli, who did not play last season because of a knee injury, announced his decision Saturday on
Mets hire Banner from Red Sox to head player development
NEW YORK (AP) — Jared Banner has been hired as the New York Mets’ executive director of player development after more than a decade with the Boston Red Sox.
The Mets also promoted Ian Levin to senior director of baseball operations on Friday after two years as director of player ...
World Series champ Red Sox accept invitation to White House
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have accepted an invitation to the White House to celebrate their World Series championship.
“We’ve accepted and we’re going to see if there’s a date that works,” team President Sam Kennedy said Monday night before the premiere of the ballclub’s 2018 ...
Fans invited to PawSox holiday party to see Red Sox trophies
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Four World Series trophies won by the Boston Red Sox will make a special appearance at a holiday party at McCoy Stadium.
The party is hosted by the Pawtucket Red Sox, the Boston Red Sox Triple-A affiliate. It’s from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the stadium in ...
Tyler Thornburg, Red Sox agree to $1.75M, 1-year deal
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox agreed to terms with right-handed reliever Tyler Thornburg on a one-year deal worth $1.75 million on Friday.
Thornburg, who earned $2.05 million this past season, can also earn $400,000 in performance bonuses based on games: $100,000 each for 45, 50, 55 and ...
Tickets for Yanks-Red Sox in London in June cost $38-$493
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is charging princely prices for its first games in Britain.
Premium seats at London’s Olympic Stadium will cost 385 pounds ($493) for the games between the New York Yankees and World Series champion Boston Red Sox on June 29 and 30. The top non-premium ...
Cora gets new deal from Red Sox through 2021 season
BOSTON (AP) — Alex Cora brought a new voice and culture to the Boston Red Sox that helped propel them to their latest World Series title.
The Red Sox rewarded him for bringing home a championship in his first year with the team by giving him a new contract with an additional guaranteed ...
Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright has surgery on left knee
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox knuckleballer Steven Wright has had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee for an injury that kept him out of the World Series.
The team says Dr. Riley Williams operated Monday at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. Williams also performed a ...
Red Sox TV analyst Remy tweets he is “cancer free”
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox television analyst Jerry Remy says he is “cancer-free” after his latest round of treatment.
The 66-year-old former Red Sox second baseman has battled cancer on and off for the past decade. He took a leave of absence from NESN broadcasts following his most ...
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Man wins lottery prize by picking Red Sox jersey numbers
BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts great-grandfather has won a $100,000 lottery prize by picking the jersey numbers of five members of the World Series-winning Boston Red Sox.
The lottery said in a statement that 84-year-old Jim Aylward Jr., of Templeton, won the prize in Monday’s ...
Cashman: Yankees want to bring back Sabathia, Happ
CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Brian Cashman wants to bring CC Sabathia back for an 11th season with the New York Yankees, and he’s also holding out some hope of re-signing J.A. Happ.
Eight days after the Boston Red Sox won their fourth World Series title in 15 seasons — compared to one in that ...
Mookie Betts and the Boston Red Sox just keep winning.
Betts, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Ian Kinsler won Gold Gloves for the World Series champion Red Sox on Sunday night, and the Atlanta Braves also were recognized for their fielding excellence this season.
The 26-year-old Betts won for ...
Alex Cora arrives in Puerto Rico as fans celebrate win
CAGUAS, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hundreds of arms stretched into the sky in the hometown of Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora on Saturday as fans took pictures and video of the first man from Puerto Rico to lead a team to a World Series championship.
Cora held up the trophy that he had been ...
Prize pitchers: Price, deGrom honored by NY baseball writers
NEW YORK (AP) — David Price has won the Babe Ruth award as postseason MVP in voting by the New York chapter of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.
After pitching the Boston Red Sox to their World Series title, Price will be honored along with other award winners at the chapter’s ...
Red Sox unsure on White House visit if invited by Trump
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox say they haven’t decided whether they will visit the White House if invited by President Donald Trump.
Manager Alex Cora said Thursday he wants to use the platform he has as a World Series champion in the right way. A native Puerto Rican, Cora has been ...
Parade fetes Red Sox; trophy, manager Cora hit by beer cans
BOSTON (AP) — Confetti cannons boomed and huge crowds of fans cheered wildly on Wednesday as the Boston Red Sox rumbled through downtown aboard duck boats to mark the team’s fourth World Series championship in the past 15 years.
One of the team’s championship trophies and team manager Alex ...
Boston celebrates Red Sox with victory parade
Red Sox return to Fenway Park with World Series trophy
BOSTON (AP) — The World Series champion Boston Red Sox have returned to Fenway Park, carrying the championship trophy they won a night earlier.
A caravan of buses arrived at Fenway on Monday night, less than 24 hours after the Red Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 to win the World ...
Samuel Adams to release commemorative Boston Red Sox beer
BOSTON (AP) — Boston-based Samuel Adams says it will release a commemorative limited-run beer this week to celebrate the 2018 World Series-winning Boston Red Sox.
The Boston Beer Company, which operates the Samuel Adams brand, says it will release the special Damage Done Double IPA for ...
Talk of rule changes, Harper, Machado dominate offseason
NEW YORK (AP) — The World Series was baseball 2018 in a microcosm.
Half the 44 runs scored by the champion Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers came across the plate on home runs. That’s the second-highest percentage in baseball history, according to the Elias Sports Bureau, behind only ...
Red Sox fans celebrate latest title; parade on Wednesday
BOSTON (AP) — In what has become a championship tradition in the city, the Boston Red Sox will climb aboard duck boats for a parade to celebrate the team’s fourth World Series title in 15 years, city officials announced Monday.
The parade Wednesday will begin at 11 a.m. at Fenway Park. The ...
‘Best team in baseball’ wins World Series
Red Sox top Dodgers for 4th World Series title in 15 seasons
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Sale’s final pitch for this Boston juggernaut triggered a celebration on the Dodger Stadium infield, among thousands of fans who made their way to California — and even outside ...
The Latest: Red Sox win 4th World Series title in 15 years
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local):
The Boston Red Sox won their fourth World Series championship in 15 years, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 5 Sunday night behind David Price’s pitching and Steve Pearce’s power.
Alex Cora ...
Boston’s Market: Red Sox fans roar for another title in LA
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Way up in the reserve seating level at Dodger Stadium, thousands of Boston Red Sox fans screamed, hugged and danced with just as much fervor as the World Series-winning players on the field below.
Amid the gleeful chaos, a father in a Red Sox T-shirt and a Bruins cap ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Boston Red Sox won their fourth World Series championship in 15 years, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 5 Sunday night behind David Price’s pitching and Steve Pearce’s power.
Alex Cora became the first manager from Puerto Rico to guide a ...
Red Sox beat Dodgers 5-1, win World Series 4-1
Machado’s first World Series one to forget for Dodgers
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles’ hopes that Manny Machado would help deliver the Dodgers’ first World Series title since 1988 ended up falling way short.
Machado struggled against the Boston Red Sox in his first World Series, going 4 for 22. He was hitless in four at-bats in Game 5 on ...
October to forget: Kershaw, Dodgers lose World Series again
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw couldn’t rescue the Dodgers from the brink of World Series elimination, and now the pitcher regarded as the best of his generation might be on his way out of Los Angeles.
Down 3-1 to the Boston Red Sox, the Dodgers turned to their three-time NL Cy Young ...
Dodgers fans face familiar feelings with World Series loss
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Another year, another World Series celebration at Dodger Stadium by a team that wasn’t the Dodgers.
It was almost too much to take for Los Angeles fans who watched the Boston Red Sox take the series in five games Sunday by winning 5-1, the same score of the Houston ...
Boston celebrates Red Sox World Series win
The Latest: World Series sorrow returns for Dodgers fans
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on Los Angeles Dodgers fans reactions to the World Series (all times local):
For the second straight year, Los Angeles Dodgers fans had to watch another team celebrate a World Series victory on their home field.
The Dodgers lost the ...
Rally Sox! Boston on brink of title after 9-6 win over LA
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An 18-inning loss in Game 3 of the World Series couldn’t wear out the Boston Red Sox. A four-run deficit late in Game 4 definitely didn’t faze them.
This plucky powerhouse just kept getting big hits to move to the brink of another championship.
Steve Pearce hit