7hGordon Edes

Rapid Reaction: Red Sox 7, Rays 5

Mike Napoli hit a two-run home run in the seventh, and Alejandro De Aza had two hits and two RBIs as the Red Sox rallied past the Tampa Bay Rays.

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Napoli home run helps Red Sox beat Rays 7-5

The Red Sox held onto Mike Napoli at the trading deadline, and he responded a few hours later with a two-run homer off the top of the Green Monster that led Boston over the Tampa Bay Rays 7-5 on


Final: Red Sox 7, Rays 5

Mike Napoli hit a go-ahead, 2-run homer in the 7th inning to power the Red Sox to a series-opening win. Box score

Red Sox tally 3 off Rays in the 1st

Alejandro De Aza put Boston on the scoreboard -- his first RBI since July 12 -- and Blake Swihart smacked a 2-run single as the Red Sox took advantage of 2 errors in the inning to jump on the Rays. Follow live

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Rusney Castillo's best chance is now

Castillo has been a disappointment for the Red Sox and fantasy owners so far. However, with Shane Victorino traded to the Angels, the outfielder should have a long leash to turn things around. Deadline fantasy winners, losers (Insider)

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15hDan Szymborski

Szymborski: Ranking deadline performances

Teams such as the Blue Jays and Royals fulfilled their short- and long-term goals -- while others, such as the Padres, Red Sox and seemingly all of the NL Central, stood pat.

Not Top Plays (2:27)
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23hGordon Edes

Red Sox designate Daniel Nava for assignment

Daniel Nava, the former independent-league player who hit some of Boston's memorable recent home runs, was designated for assignment Thursday.


Final: Red Sox 8, White Sox 2

Boston tagged Chris Sale for a career-high 12 hits and chased Chicago's starter with 7 runs through 5 innings to avoid a sweep. Box score

No smooth sailing tonight

Chicago SP Chris Sale just exited the Red Sox-White Sox game trailing 6-2 with a career-high 12 hits allowed. Boston tacked on a 7th run with Sale out of the game. Follow live

Sandoval leaves game after striking out (0:17)
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2dDarren Rovell

Ice, ice baby: MLB joins in on ALS challenge

The ALS Association is bringing back last summer's viral hit, the Ice Bucket Challenge, with an assist from Major League Baseball.

2dGordon Edes

Rapid Reaction: White Sox 9, Red Sox 2

In one of the worst starts in club history, Rick Porcello gave up 6 runs on 10 hits and recorded just six outs in Boston's third straight loss.


White Sox win 7th straight; beat Red Sox 9-2

Adam Eaton opened the game with a home run, Jose Quintana pitched 6 1/3 solid innings and the Chicago White Sox beat the Boston Red Sox 9-2 on Wednesday night for their seventh straight win.


White Sox rout Red Sox, win 7th straight

Alexei Ramirez homered, and Melky Cabrera had his 7th straight multihit game as Chicago raced out to an early 6-0 lead and cruised to a 9-2 win at Fenway. Box score

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.25610th
On Base Percentage.31911th
Slugging Percentage.39217th
Earned Run Average4.5027th
Quality Starts4919th


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