BOSTON -- The rain never materialized, and for most of the afternoon, neither did the Boston Red Sox offense in a 5-2 New York Yankees win.The start of the Sox-Yankees game Saturday was delayed at the start for 21 minutes because of the threat of a downpour, groundskeepers taking advantage of the extra time to hose down the infield, surely a rarity in the annals of rain delays.
A day after being a late scratch with sore ribs, Boston Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino will return to the team's lineup on Sunday.
Clay Buchholz wobbles, Hanley Ramirez blinks, Dustin Pedroia comes up empty
The Orioles scored both of their runs off Clay Buchholz in the fourth, and Chris Davis hit a home run late in another Red Sox loss to Baltimore.
Chris Davis hits his second home run of the year in the Orioles' 4-1 win over the Red Sox.
Boston Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino was scratched with sore ribs from the lineup less than an hour before the start of Saturday's game
Buchholz was great in his first start and awful in his second. He takes on the Orioles on Saturday at Fenway Park.
Several individual plays were considered for Play of the Week, but instead the Sport Science team recognized a series of plays by Boston's Mookie Betts and called it our Performance of the Week.
Xander Bogaerts' walk-off single in the ninth inning lifted the Boston Red Sox over the Baltimore Orioles in an AL East showdown.
Xander Bogaerts knocked home Mike Napoli in the bottom of the ninth to give the Boston Red Sox a walkoff victory over the Baltimore Orioles.
Ubaldo Jimenez was tossed Friday for hitting Pablo Sandoval in the right shoulder with a pitch, an ejection that Baltimore manager Buck Showalter later called "professionally embarrassing."
In welcoming the Baltimore Orioles to town for the first of four games Friday, the Boston Red Sox will have all their regulars back in the lineup.
The champs can't win. The worst road team can't lose. And those are just the highlights of the Strange But True Feats of the Week.
A few observations on what we've seen from the Boston Red Sox nine games into the season.
Jackie Robinson Day was celebrated even in space this year.
If you look closely at the Opening Day payrolls, you'll notice something amazing. Nearly three-fourths of the franchises started the season with payrolls of $100 million or more.