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Red Sox manager Alex Cora said LHP Chris Sale will see Dr. James Andrews in Florida on Monday. He also said that LHP David Price (left wrist cyst) threw a bullpen session on Saturday and is scheduled to do another bullpen on Tuesday. The team will determine next steps after that.
Rafael Devers went 4 for 5 with a homer, two doubles and four RBI, and the Boston Red Sox rallied from an early six-run deficit for a 13-7 victory Sunday that completed a three-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles.
Pushing an increasing share of the workload onto the bullpen has hurt relievers' performance and created questions for contenders.
Eduardo Rodriguez pitched 7 1/3 stellar innings, red-hot Rafael Devers belted a two-run homer and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-0 on Saturday night for their fourth straight victory.
Chris Sale was put on the injured list Saturday in a move retroactive to Wednesday.
Andrew Benintendi and Mitch Moreland each hit RBI triples in the fourth inning, Rick Porcello held the Orioles to one run over six innings, and the Boston Red Sox topped Baltimore 9-1 on Friday night.
Eric and Tristan preview the weekend for the pitchers, check in on the "Closer Carousel" with the Braves and discuss if Rafael Devers warrants a first-round pick in 2020.
Rafael Devers homered and singled, extending his robust hit streak to eight straight at-bats, and Xander Bogaerts connected twice to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 5-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday.
Boston Red Sox third baseman Rafael Devers on Tuesday became the first player in the modern era (since 1900) to record a six-hit, four-double game.
Jackie Bradley Jr. homered with one out in the 10th inning as the Boston Red Sox edged the Cleveland Indians 7-6 on Tuesday night after blowing a late lead and potential win for ace Chris Sale.
Red Sox lefty Chris Sale reached 2,000 career strikeouts faster than any other pitcher in history, breaking Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez's mark on Tuesday by getting to 2,000 in 1,626 innings.
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Rafael Devers continues to be the brightest spot on the Red Sox season. The 22-year old third baseman is 4-for-4 with three doubles through six innings as Boston leads Cleveland 6-1.
Nathan Eovaldi was used in the eighth inning of Tuesday's game, potentially postponing his return to the starting rotation.
Carlos Santana homered leading off the ninth inning to send the Cleveland Indians to a 6-5 win over the fast-fading Boston Red Sox on Monday night and back into first-place in the AL Central.
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Red Sox are moving Andrew Cashner to the bullpen. Team doesn't plan on using him as a long man, hopes to use his fastball in situational matchups, according to Alex Cora. Cashner was one of Dombrowski's prominent acquisitions at the trade deadline, and has posted an 8.01 ERA in six starts with Boston.
Rookie infielder Michael Chavis was placed on the 10-day injured list by the Red Sox on Monday with a sprained left shoulder.
Games in London, Puerto Rico and... Iowa? Next season's schedule has more than the usual collection of quirks.
As the Mets climb back into the race, the Yankees and Astros keep finding ways to get stronger.
Anthony Bemboom hit a go-ahead single in the 10th inning after Kole Calhoun's solo homer tied it in the eighth, leading the Los Angeles Angels past the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Sunday for a split of their four-game series.
Mike Trout hit the first home run of his career at Fenway Park and the Los Angeles Angels snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 12-4 rout of the Boston Red Sox on Saturday.
Red Sox starter David Price says he's feeling better after getting a cortisone in his left wrist to address a cyst.