Slump buster: Jones belts two homers in rout
MLB.com Updated Sep 20 (yesterday)
By his lofty standards, Adam Jones has been in a slump. In the third inning against the Red Sox on Saturday, he ended that skid as his two-run homer tied the game. Two innings later, Jones turned a narrow lead into a four-run cushion -- and eventually a…Upvote Share Tweet
nytimes.com 13 hours agoJoe Kelly pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the Boston Red Sox got home runs from Mookie Betts and David Ross in a 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday.Upvote Share Tweet
Pearce scratched from lineup with right wrist sorenessMLB.com Sep 20 (yesterday)In a precautionary move, the Orioles removed Steve Pearce from the starting lineup with right wrist soreness more than an hour before Saturday's game against the Red Sox.Upvote Share Tweet
Papi passes Williams for most 30/100 seasons with Red SoxMLB.com Sep 20 (2 days ago)When David Ortiz's 33rd home run of the season soared over the right-field wall at Camden Yards on Friday night, it gave him RBI No. 100, meaning the slugger had achieved yet another milestone.Upvote Share Tweet
Pipeline Inbox: Who is the best Red Sox pitching prospect?MLB.com Sep 19 (3 days ago)Jonathan Mayo answers fans questions about the Red Sox's Minor League rotation, the Arizona Fall League and more in this week's Pipeline Inbox.Upvote Share Tweet
Infield single hits Jemile Weeks in back and ruins Red Sox rallyyahoo.com Sep 19 (3 days ago)The Boston Red Sox put runners at the corners with nobody out in the ninth inning Thursday night, and with Will Middlebrooks batting, they appeared to be in great shape to tie the score or even go ahead of the Pittsburgh Pirates. A rare moment of succes…Upvote Share Tweethe Pirates got a lucky break when Boston pinch-runner Jemile Weeks was hit by a batted ball in the ninth inning, beating the Red Sox 3-2 on Thursday night to keep pace in the NL pennant race.Upvote Share Tweet
Fortuitous play helps Bucs' postseason pushMLB.com Sep 18 (3 days ago)Mark Melancon ran into trouble in the ninth, allowing runners on first and third with no outs. However, Jemile Weeks was hit by a batted ball while standing off third, thwarting the Red Sox rally. The Pirates closed out the 3-2 win on Thursday to close …Upvote Share TweetRusney Castillo, the 27-year-old center fielder from Ciego de Avila, Cuba, who last month signed a seven-year, $72.5 million contract with the Boston Red Sox, went 1-for-4 in his major league debut Wednesday night, a 9-1 loss to the Pirates at PNC Park.Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Sep 17 (4 days ago)There used to be a time — any year really between 1993-2012 — when reaching 81 wins would be cause for celebration for the Pittsburgh Pirates.Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Sep 17 (5 days ago)The Baltimore Orioles clinched the AL East last night, which is great news, because the Orioles are not the Red Sox or the Yankees. It is also great news because it gave Orioles all-star outfielder Adam Jones a chance to celebrate his team's division ti…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 16 (5 days ago)The Baltimore Orioles were built to contend in 2014. It just seemed like they were built to contend in the wrong division at the wrong time. The Boston Red Sox were coming off a World Series championship and looked just as good on paper. The New York Ya…Upvote Share TweetCharlie Morton came off the disabled list to gain his first victory since July 2, and the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Boston Red Sox 4-0 Tuesday night for their ninth win in 11 games.Upvote Share Tweet
Baltimore's unlikely resurgence culminates with a division crownyahoo.com Sep 16 (5 days ago)The last time neither the Red Sox nor Yankees qualified for the American League playoffs, a gallon of gas cost barely a dollar, Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You" was Billboard's No. 1 song and "Jurassic Park" was America's h…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 15Daniel Nava of the Boston Red Sox handed the Kansas City Royals a major setback to their playoff aspirations Sunday. But did the Royals, who haven't reached the postseason since winning the World Series 29 years ago, have to be so darned helpful to him?…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Sep 15Wilson Ramos hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Nationals won a ninth straight game started by Jordan Zimmermann.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Sep 14Kelly Johnson, who also has played this season with the Yankees and Red Sox, drove a walk-off hit into the gap in right-center in the bottom of the ninth, sending Steve Pearce home for a 3-2 win over the Yanks on Sunday night, cutting the O's magic numb…Upvote Share Tweet
Red Sox rally for win despite Ortiz absenceESPN.com Sep 14Boston slugger David Ortiz left the ballpark early due to what Red Sox manager John Farrell called a family emergency.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Sep 14Relieving Jason Vargas in a tight spot, Aaron Crow gave up a go-ahead grand slam as the Royals fell to the Red Sox, 8-4, on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium.Upvote Share TweetOnly moments before Alex Avila stepped up to the plate representing the go-ahead run in Detroit, the Kansas City Royals wrapped up a 7-1 win over the Red Sox, temporarily moving into a first place tie with Detroit. That meant a Tigers loss would result …Upvote Share Tweet
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