Rick Porcello became the first Boston pitcher in 55 years to open a season 10-0 in Fenway Park, and Hanley Ramirez and Travis Shaw both hit a three-run homer as the Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twi
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Uniform design is back in the news following Chris Sale's apparent drastic actions before Saturday's White Sox game. Paul Lukas notes that Boston players weren't all on board when the Friday home alternate top was introduced in 2003. Uni Watch
Bravo for getting Green back in green
Kevin Pelton likes the Celtics bringing back Gerald Green on a one-year contract. Counting both of Green's stints in Boston, this will be his ninth stop in 10 NBA seasons over a dozen years. Rating latest NBA deals (Insider)
Joe Kelly, who has not pitched in relief in the majors since 2013 with St. Louis, says he's excited to take on a new role for the Sox.
Lineup: Red Sox (54-41) vs. Twins (37-60)
- 1. Brock Holt, LF (L)
- 2. Dustin Pedroia, 2B (R)
- 3. Xander Bogaerts, SS (R)
- 4. Hanley Ramirez, DH (R)
- 5. Jackie Bradley Jr., CF (L)
- 6. Aaron Hill, 3B (R)
- 7. Travis Shaw, 1B (L)
- 8. Bryce Brentz, LF (R)
- 9. Ryan Hanigan, C (R)
- SP: Rick Porcello, RHP Daily notes
Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer
Red Sox announce right-hander Joe Kelly has been recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket and struggling right-hander Heath Hembree has been optioned.
Playing their third game in eight days, the Revolution beat the Fire 1-0 on Saturday courtesy of a late Je-Vaughn Watson strike.
Jimmy Garoppolo could catch a break if recent surgery for Texans star J.J. Watt means Watt is less than full strength when Houston visits in Week 3.
A struggling David Price and a faulty bullpen were the reasons why the Boston Red Sox dropped a second straight game to the woeful Minnesota Twins.
Heath Hembree optioned to Pawtucket
The right-hander allowed a run on three hits on Saturday and hasn't pitched a clean inning in his last five outings. "He's not a confident pitcher right now," manager John Farrell said. A replacement for Hembree wasn't announced, but RHP Joe Kelly "is definitely in play," per Farrell.
Miguel Sano homered and Eduardo Nunez drove in three runs, including two in a five-run seventh inning, as the Minnesota Twins rallied for an 11-9 win over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night.
Red Sox TV analyst Jerry Remy was hit in the head by a falling TV monitor as swirling winds caused havoc during the first inning at Fenway Park.
Minnesota Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki left Saturday night's game against the Boston Red Sox in the second inning after getting hit in the mask with a foul ball.
Craig Kimbrel could throw a bullpen session on Sunday, while the Red Sox have no timetable for Koji Uehara, who is recovering from a pectoral strain.
Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer
An MRI revealed no structural damage or cartilage issues in Mookie Betts' right knee. There is, however, some swelling, which accounts for him being out of the Red Sox's lineup Saturday night. John Farrell classified it as "a short-term situation."
Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer
Tyler Zeller is now the fourth highest paid player on the Celtics' roster, ahead of All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas. A glance at Boston's current cap commitments.
Braintree is your Super 8 State Champion for the second year in a row. Re-live all of the spring state tournament action here.
We'll be tracking Red Sox slugger David Ortiz's final major league journey all season long. Check back here for highlights, recaps and photos from his last stop at each stadium.