The Boston Red Sox defeated the Yankees 7-4 to start the Major League Baseball season with two road wins against New York for the first time since 1935, while the Mets topped the San Diego Padres 8-4.
Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz was released from a Boston hospital after treatment for esophagitis, which had caused internal bleeding.
Andy Pettitte of the New York Yankees will replace the injured Clay Buchholz as an American League pitcher for the July 13 All-Star Game, Major League Baseball said today in a news release.
Three playoff slots and four division titles remain up for grabs as the Major League Baseball season reaches its final three games, adding late-season drama for the second consecutive season.
Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia was placed on the 15-day disabled list after he fouled a ball off his left foot in the third inning, breaking the navicular bone.
John Farrell has returned to the Boston Red Sox as Bobby Valentine’s successor after spending the past two years as manager of the Toronto Blue Jays.
The New York Yankees didn’t make a move in the week before Major League Baseball’s trade deadline for the first time since 2002, while the sport’s six division leaders all bolstered their rosters for a postseason push.
The end of Major League Baseball’s performance-enhancing drugs era is causing 1960s flashbacks.
Eric Chavez hit two of the Yankees’ five solo home runs as New York defeated the Red Sox 6-2 in a game marking the 100th birthday of Boston’s Fenway Park.
David Price became the first 12-game winner in the American League as his Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Boston Red Sox 5-3 yesterday in a Major League Baseball contest.