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2017 Schedule
69-51, 1st in AL East

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Back spasms for Drew Pomeranz, according to the Red Sox.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Drew Pomeranz, who has been Red Sox's second-best starting pitcher, is leaving the game with an apparent lower body injury in the top of the fourth inning. Awaiting word on exact nature of the injury. Pomeranz threw two warmup pitches and was unable to continue.

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Price's return up in the air (0:58)

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Mother Nature has been kind so far to the Yankees and Red Sox. First pitch at Fenway Park on time tonight under continued threat of thunderstorms in the Boston area.

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2hScott Lauber

Price's throwing regimen halted by 'stiffness'

David Price won't be returning to Boston's rotation anytime soon after his throwing regimen off flat ground was stopped due to unspecified "stiffness," according to Red Sox manager John Farrell.

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Judging by the struggles

Yankees RF Aaron Judge got off to a red-hot start to his rookie season, but the Red Sox are one team that has consistently given him trouble. His stats have increasingly declined when facing off against Boston this year.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

John Farrell: Red Sox "haven't abandoned" idea that David Price (elbow) will return this season, but stiffness that lefty felt earlier in the week still exists. Not throwing again today, only treatment. "We're not going to push this," said Farrell, who didn't offer specifics on location or stiffness. No plans yet for Price to see doctor for additional testing.

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14hScott Lauber

New villains rev up Yankees-Red Sox rivalry

While Chris "Kryptonite" Sale is loathed in the Bronx, Aaron Judge and Sonny Gray have yet to break out in Boston. Look for a wild weekend at Fenway.

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7h

Yawkey group 'disheartened' by controversy

A foundation set up by the former owners of the Boston Red Sox says it's "disheartened" that its namesake has become embroiled in the national controversy over racially divisive monuments.

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Stephen A: Smart for Sox to disassociate from Yawkey (1:35)
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Yawkey Way name change a decades-old debate (1:18)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

A 95.8-mph dart to nab a runner daring to score from third on a single is nice, but Red Sox center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr.'s "dream play" is more daredevil-ish. "I've thought about climbing that right-centerfield wall (at Fenway), standing on top of it in case the ball is a little bit too far, jump in (the bullpen), catch it, and then throw it back in play," Bradley says. "Would that count as an out? Can y'all research that for me?"

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Red Sox come from behind to walk off (1:08)
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Betts' 2-run double caps Red Sox 5-4 comeback win

Mookie Betts lined a two-run double off the left-field wall with two outs in the ninth inning, capping a three-run rally that lifted the Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night.

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Cardinals rack up four runs in second (1:32)
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Red Sox fan's first pitch is a bit outside (0:18)
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Betts hits walk-off double (0:44)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Red Sox 5, Cardinals 4: Mookie Betts needed that. It has been a struggle since the All-Star break for last year's AL MVP runner-up. But down to his last strike with two out in the bottom of the ninth inning, Betts doubled off the Green Monster to drive in two runs and give the Red Sox a walkoff victory and a sweep of the two-game interleague series. Xander Bogaerts' leadoff homer started the three-run ninth inning that saw St. Louis manager Mike Matheny get ejected and catcher Yadier Molina spar with the umpires.

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Chris Sale striking out batters at historic rate

Entering Wednesday, the Red Sox ace leads the majors in innings pitched (168 1/3) and strikeouts (241). Sale is on pace to record one of the highest K/9 rates in MLB history.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Carl Yastrzemski won the Triple Crown in 1967. "Yaz had the most impactful season on a franchise in the history of the game," said Ken "Hawk" Harrelson, at Fenway for 50th anniversary of Red Sox's "Impossible Dream" season. "It was a renaissance of baseball in New England because of No. 8 and No. 16 (Jim Lonborg)."

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Yaz and Hawk.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs578Tied-10th
Batting Average.2636th
On Base Percentage.3357th
Slugging Percentage.41124th
Earned Run Average3.664th
Quality Starts702nd
WHIP1.244th
BAA.2469th