BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) Clay Buchholz pitched three hitless innings, Mike Carp hit a long homer and the Boston Red Sox beat a Pittsburgh Pirates split squad 4-1 on Sunday. Buchholz faced nine batters and got five outs on grounders. He walked one and struck out one. Jackie Bradley Jr., trying to win a job in center field, gave the Red Sox a 2-0 lead in the secon
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SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) Bud Norris pitched three shutout innings in his second start of the spring, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 7-3 on Saturday in the first of two split squad games between the teams. The Red Sox were to host the Orioles in Fort Myers on Saturday night. Norris, the leading contender to be the Orioles' No. 5 starter, al
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) David Ortiz ended an 0-for-8 spring training start with a double in the fourth inning as the Boston Red Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 Friday. Ortiz had struck out four times and walked once before his first hit of the exhibition season. Left-hander Felix Doubront, making his second start, allowed two hits in four scoreless innings wit
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Red Sox pitcher Rich Hill starts spring training with a heavy heart. Hill reported to Boston's camp on Thursday following the death of son Brooks, who was less than 2 months old when he died on Feb. 24. "We had a son on Dec. 26 and he was born with multiple issues that we confronted and had to deal with," Hill said.
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Nathan Eovaldi was inefficient but effective Thursday. The Marlins right-hander managed the rare feat of throwing 36 pitches in the first inning without giving up a run. He escaped a bases-loaded jam, and Miami and Boston Red Sox were tied 0-0 when the game was called in the eighth inning because of rain. Eovaldi, who has yet to allow an e
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Shelby Miller finally got a chance to pitch against the Boston Red Sox. The St. Louis Cardinals right-hander gave up a leadoff home run in his spring training debut Wednesday, then retired eight in a row to help beat Boston 8-6. The game was a relaxed rematch of last year's World Series, won by the Red Sox. Miller, who was held of the
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) As the umpire crew prepared to review an inning-ending double play turned by the Boston Red Sox, the players prematurely trotted off the field. Oops. Then a headset in the TV truck wouldn't work.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Chris Archer pitched two scoreless innings in his spring training debut, Jose Molina reached base three times and scored twice, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 8-0 Tuesday. Archer, who finished third in the AL Rookie of the Year voting, allowed a hit and struck out one. Molina, among the slowest players in baseball went 2
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) Pedro Alvarez and Russell Martin hit two-run homers off Brandon Workman, who started in place of injured Jake Peavy, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Boston Red Sox 7-6 Monday. Pittsburgh leadoff batter Starling Marte reached on an infield single in the first that stopped an 0-for-9 start, and Alvarez homered to right off Workman with
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Jake Peavy arrived at Boston's spring training complex on Monday with a large white bandage covering his left index finger, the result of a weekend accident. The right-hander, scratched from his scheduled spring training debut Monday against Pittsburgh in Bradenton, said he was hurt Saturday. "Just getting ready to go fishing,