Chris Sale struck out 10 over six sharp innings, J.D. Martinez homered in a third straight game and the surging Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 on Saturday.
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J.D. Martinez hit two of Boston's season-high six home runs, and the Red Sox staged another impressive power display at the expense of the Baltimore Orioles' beleaguered pitching staff in a 13-2 rout Friday night.
Red Sox manager Alex Cora said he doesn't expect to be without Heath Hembree for long. Boston recalled rookie left-hander Josh Taylor to fill the void in the meantime.
Will Lucas Giolito and Hyun-Jin Ryu keep their amazing runs going? Are the Rangers for real? And what else are we looking forward to this weekend?
The comfort of a new contract and the confidence to become a leader have helped the Red Sox shortstop blossom into one of the best at his position.
Xander Bogaerts hit a solo homer in the seventh inning, Boston's fifth long ball of the game, and the Red Sox rallied from a five-run deficit to beat the Texas Rangers 7-6 on Thursday night.
Mookie Betts drew a bases-loaded walk in the ninth inning, giving the Boston Red Sox a 4-3 win over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday.
Police Maj. Gen. Ney Aldrin Bautista Almonte said the coordinator of the attack was offered about $7,800 to carry out the shooting of David Ortiz.
Eduardo Nunez, who is friends with fellow Dominican native David Ortiz, has talked to the former Red Sox star, who was shot in what Nunez calls an "international shame."
Before talking to Braves GM Alex Anthopoulos (24:16), Buster and Boog Sciambi discuss Boston's struggles, Corey Seager's injury and more (10:49). Plus, "Hembo Knows" (34:52) and the latest Power 10 (41:16).
Noah Song tells ESPN he plans to sign with Boston in the next week. He'll report to Class A but will head shortly to flight school and, like NBA legend David Robinson before him, serve out his commitment to the armed forces.
Boston is back down to .500, and the Rangers could be this year's surprise team in the AL. What's wrong with last year's champs?
Hunter Pence hit a stand-up, inside-the-park home run and the Texas Rangers beat the Boston Red Sox 9-5 Tuesday night after both managers were ejected.
Both managers and Red Sox outfielder Andrew Benintendi were ejected from Texas' 9-5 win over Boston on Tuesday night.
David Ortiz underwent a second surgery after arriving in Boston from the Dominican Republic on Monday night and is in stable condition.
After getting the latest on David Ortiz's condition from Marly Rivera (11:23), Buster and David Schoenfield discuss the ridiculous power surge in the majors, the Dodgers' bullpen weaknesses and more (18:50). Plus, David Ross on Big Papi (34:10) and Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (47:34).
Ortiz is recovering after being shot in the Dominican Republic on Sunday and is expected to be flown to Boston sometime Monday for further treatment.
Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora started to feel it, with his ballclub loading the bases in the 10th inning after rallying to tie it in the ninth.