David Ortiz

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 31: Eduardo Rodriguez #52 of the Boston Red Sox throws a pitch in the third inning against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park on August  31, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Eduardo Rodriguez

Red Sox Hold Off Yankees

By KEN POWTAK  Associated Press   BOSTON (AP) _ David Ortiz hit his 495th home run and Jackie Bradley Jr. had three hits and threw out a runner at the plate to lift the Boston […]

08/31/2015

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 19:  David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox watches the flight of his home run against the Cleveland Indians in the second inning on August 19, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Red Sox Go Deep And Often

By KEN POWTAK  Associated Press    BOSTON (AP) _ David Ortiz hit his 492nd career homer, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Ryan Hanigan connected on consecutive pitches, and Joe Kelly went six strong innings to lead […]

08/19/2015

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 18:  Eduardo Rodriguez #52 of the Boston Red Sox reacts after the third out of the eighth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Fenway Park on August 18, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Big Night At Fenway On & Off The Field

By DOUG ALDEN   Associated Press    BOSTON (AP) _ Travis Shaw went 4 for 4, Mookie Betts drove in three runs with a bases-loaded double and the Boston Red Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 9-1 […]

08/18/2015

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 13:  Members of the Washington Nationals warm up before their game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on April 13, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Mariners Outslug Red Sox

^By KEN POWTAK= ^Associated Press= BOSTON (AP) _ It didn’t take long for interim manager Torey Lovullo to get second guessed. He had to answer why David Ortiz was still on second base with the […]

08/16/2015

MIAMI, FL - AUGUST 12:  David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox runs the bases after hitting a second inning solo home run against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on August 12, 2015 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Skipper/Getty Images)

Big Papi Not Big Enough

By STEVEN WINE  AP Sports Writer    MIAMI (AP) _ Rookie J.T. Realmuto drove in six runs, including five in a franchise record-tying 10-run sixth inning, which helped the Miami Marlins complete a two-game sweep […]

08/12/2015

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 7:  Rusney Castillo #38 of the Boston Red Sox beats the tag from third baseman Nick Castellanos #9 of the Detroit Tigers to advance from second base on a fly-out by David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox during the first inning at Comerica Park on August 7, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. Third base umpire Scott Barry covers the base. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Red Sox Tame Tigers

DETROIT (AP) _ David Ortiz homered while Hanley Ramirez and Xander Bogaerts added two-run doubles to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 7-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. Boston improved to […]

08/07/2015

on August 5, 2015 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.

Series Even In The Bronx

By MIKE FITZPATRICK  AP Baseball Writer    NEW YORK (AP) _ Steven Wright handcuffed a torrid New York Yankees lineup with his steady supply of floating knuckleballs, and David Ortiz hit a colossal home run […]

08/05/2015

Junichii Tazawa (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Rays Edge Red Sox

^By KEN POWTAK= ^Associated Press= BOSTON (AP) _ Junichi Tazawa showed Asdrubal Cabrera the same pitch once too often. Cabrera had a game-tying RBI double and scored on James Loney’s single in the eighth inning, […]

08/02/2015

BOSTON, MA - JULY 30:  Xander Bogaerts #2 of the Boston Red Sox runs to third during the fifth inning against the Chicago White Sox at Fenway Park on July 30, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Sweep Averted

By MIKE CRANSTON  Associated Press     BOSTON (AP) _ Xander Bogaerts and David Ortiz each had three hits, and the Boston Red Sox beat Chris Sale and the White Sox 8-2 on Thursday night, […]

07/30/2015

<> during the second inning at Fenway Park on July 8, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Sox On A Roll

By KEN POWTAK  Associated Press   BOSTON (AP) _ Rick Porcello held Miami to two runs in six innings to snap a career-worst, seven-game losing streak, David Ortiz hit a two-run homer and the surging […]

07/08/2015

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