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2018 Schedule
88-37, 1st in AL East
AL maintaining control of MLB Power Rankings (1:10)
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15hBradford Doolittle

Way-too-early Red Sox-Indians playoff preview

Boston owns MLB's best record and Cleveland has a clear path to the AL Central crown as the teams start a four-game showdown. Who would have the edge if they meet in October?

Betts makes diving catch (0:36)
Martinez retakes MLB lead with 38th homer (0:22)
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Red Sox ace Sale (shoulder) goes back on DL

Chris Sale, who is 12-4 with an American League-best 1.97 ERA and 219 strikeouts, has again been placed on the disabled list with left shoulder inflammation.


Bogaerts rallies Red Sox to 7-3 win over Rays

Xander Bogaerts hit a two-run triple and added a pair of doubles, and the Boston Red Sox scored seven straight runs after allowing three in the first to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-3 on Friday night.

William Weinbaum ESPN 

With Fri.'s announcement that the Red Sox' Triple-A team in Pawtucket, RI plans to move to Worcester, MA, it's notable that Rhode Island used to have a top team in a league with Boston (the Braves' forerunner). The Providence Grays won the National League title in 1879 & ‘84. And in three 2nd place seasons, 1880-2, they finished well ahead of Boston & the short-lived Worcester Ruby Legs (aka Worcesters).

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Red Sox activate Kinsler, put Devers on DL

Ian Kinsler, who played just three games with the Red Sox after being acquired at the trade deadline before landing on the DL, has been activated.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

"We'll take 7-2 on the road any day of the season. I'm very proud of them." –Alex Cora

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Wilson Ramos: "I can't wait to go out there and make my Phillies debut. I know and understand why they brought me here and I'm really looking forward to working with this major league staff."

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6dDavid Schoenfield

Where would the Red Sox be without J.D. Martinez?

After one splashy offseason move, the Sox have gone from good to an all-time-great team. We break down how much of the rise can be credited to Boston's new slugger.


BBTN: Weekend's Biggest Stories, Bonds' HOF Path, Rizzo, Radom

Before hearing from Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo (32:14), Karl Ravech & Tim Kurkjian discuss the five biggest developments from the weekend, weigh in on Willie Mays' plea and more (:35). Plus, Todd Radom unveils the most notable uniform in Cardinals' history and moderates the latest uniform & logo trivia question (34:49).

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average3.462nd
Quality Starts71Tied-3rd
Batting Average.2681st
On Base Percentage.3372nd
Slugging Percentage.4611st