The Red Sox's building momentum came to a screeching halt as Joe Kelly was clobbered by the Twins and the Sox bats fell silent.
Success from a series win over the Los Angeles Angels didn't carry over to Memorial Day for the start of Boston's long stretch against the Twins.
Nolasco, Plouffe help Twins stay hot in 7-2 win over Red Sox
Jim Bowden lays out the 20 players most likely to be dealt by July 31, including a trade likeliness rating, interested teams and best fit for each guy.
The Boston Red Sox are looking to keep the offense rolling Monday against a surprisingly strong Minnesota Twins squad.
Red Sox manager says hitters would prefer to have a pitcher in control so they wonÃ¢
With the Red Sox headed to Minnesota, they hope David Ortiz can handle the Twins the same way Mike Napoli beat up on the Angels.
Mike Napoli continued his hot hitting and Wade Miley pitched eight strong innings as the Red Sox won the rubber game against the Angels.
Napoli homers again, drives in 4; Red Sox beat Angels 6-1
Shane Victorino is going on the disabled list for the second time this season, the sixth time in three seasons with the Boston Red Sox and 11th time since 2007.
Anthony Rizzo's power display for the Cubs against the Diamondbacks headlines Saturday's rundown of top performers on big-league diamonds.
Mike Napoli hit two home runs in Saturday's win over the Angels.
Mike Napoli hit two long home runs off former Angels teammate C.J. Wilson and the Boston Red Sox beat the Los Angeles Angels, 8-3.
Napoli hits 2 HRs in Boston's 8-3 win over Los Angeles
Shane Victorino is batting second for the Boston Red Sox on Saturday and Mookie Betts is sitting.
The Boston Red Sox's veneer of pending respectability is shattered in what was easily their worst inning this season.
Bad pitching and embarrassing fielding spoil Rusney Castillo's 2015 debut, with the Boston Red Sox falling 11-5 to the Los Angeles Angels.
Angels pound Red Sox 12-5
Seeking help for a struggling offense, the Red Sox recalled Rusney Castillo, who batted eighth and played right field Friday.
It is folly to waste more of Rusney Castillo's time in the minors. It is equally folly to believe he can turn this around by himself.
Rapid Reaction from the Texas Rangers' 3-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday, another anemic performance from the Boston lineup.
Rangers' Rodriguez keeps Red Sox bats quiet in 3-1 win
Red Sox @ Twins
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