The San Francisco Giants acquired right-hander Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox on Saturday for a pair of minor league pitchers.
David Price won his sixth start in a row, Evan Longoria hit a three-run double and the Tampa Bay Rays earned their eighth straight victory, beating the Boston Red Sox 6-4 on Friday night.
Marcus Stroman and two relievers combined on a one-hitter, Juan Francisco drove in four runs and came within a double of the cycle and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 8-0 on Thursday.
Jose Bautista homered and drove in two runs, R.A. Dickey won for the first time in three starts and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 6-4 on Wednesday night.
Versatile Red Sox rookie Brock Holt is not in the starting lineup Wednesday for the first time since being recalled May 17, ending a streak of 59 straight games.
J.A. Happ pitched six shutout innings for his first victory in three starts, Dioner Navarro and Jose Reyes homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 7-3 on Tuesday night.
David Ortiz hit the 452nd and 453rd home runs of his career, moving past Boston great Carl Yastrzemski into 36th place on the all-time list, and the Red Sox won their fifth straight game Monday night, routing the Toronto Blue Jays 14-1.
Red Sox fans showed appreciation for Jon Lester’s latest brilliant outing with loud applause as he walked to the dugout after his eighth and final inning Sunday in the Red Sox shutout of the Royals.
The Red Sox have activated right fielder Shane Victorino from the 15-day disabled list and inserted him into the starting lineup for Saturday’s game against Kansas City.
Jonny Gomes hit a go-ahead two-run pinch homer in the sixth after another two-run shot in the inning by Xander Bogaerts and the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Friday night.