CHICAGO — Omar Vizquel hit a go-ahead single in Chicago’s three-run seventh inning and the White Sox backed Freddy Garcia in a 5-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night. After Vizquel’s hit, the White Sox made it 4-1 on a throwing error by… Read More
    The season has not been what the Red Sox and manager Terry Francona had hoped for, but his sense of humor remains intact. When asked about the pressure of the season that has been filled with injuries, he referred back to his days playing and managing… Read More
    BOSTON — When Ken Burns decided to update his epic documentary “Baseball” to chronicle the tumultuous developments since it first aired in 1994, he knew that he didn’t want to make a movie of the Mitchell Report. Instead, Burns and co-producer Lynn Novick tried to bring… Read More
    BOSTON — Jon Lester slowed down the Toronto Blue Jays and their home run king. Lester twice got major league home run leader Jose Bautista to ground out with the bases loaded on Sunday, helping the Boston Red Sox beat the Blue Jays 6-0 to avoid… Read More
    BOSTON — When Jose Bautista homered in the sixth inning against Boston on Friday night, Toronto already led by six and the extra runs seemed to matter only to him. Even the fan who caught the ball was apparently unaware that the two-run shot was Bautista’s… Read More
    BOSTON (AP) — When Jose Bautista homered in the sixth inning against Boston on Friday night, Toronto already led by six and the extra runs seemed to matter only to him. Even the fan who caught the ball was apparently unaware that the two-run shot was… Read More
    SEATTLE — Clay Buchholz pitched seven solid innings, Victor Martinez hit a two-run double and the Boston Red Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 5-1 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game series sweep. Buchholz (16-7) allowed one run — Russell Branyan’s first-inning homer — and four… Read More