ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Mike Minor finally got the 200th strikeout he wanted so badly, on a borderline pitch right after the Texas Rangers purposely let a foul pop drop in the ninth inning.
BOSTON (AP) — Mike Yastrzemski rounded the bases to the cheers of the Fenway Park fans after hitting a solo homer for San Francisco — like his grandfather heard numerous times during his illustrious career with the Red Sox.
BOSTON (AP) — Eddie Rosario knew he was the only chance Minnesota had at avoiding extra innings when he saw J.D. Martinez's drive heading for the big left field wall at Fenway Park.
BOSTON (AP) — The Fenway fans were letting Bryce Harper have it, calling the Phillies' $330 million man "overrated" and other insults that Philadelphia manager Gabe Kapler couldn't bring himself to repeat.
LONDON (AP) — Britain treasures tradition, and the New York Yankees wrapped up Major League Baseball's first trip to Europe with one of their sport's classic customs: a late-inning pinstriped comeback.
BOSTON (AP) — Lourdes Gurriel Jr. came strolling out of Toronto's clubhouse to an interview area wearing a wrestling-belt lookalike with a big smile on his face.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Eduardo Rodríguez knew his job was to pile up innings after the Boston Red Sox had to go 17 innings in Tuesday's loss at Minnesota.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was hospitalized Monday following surgery for a gunshot wound after being ambushed by a man in a bar in his native Dominican Republic, authorities said.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Cora kept watching the Red Sox hammer pitches right at the Kansas City Royals during the first few innings Tuesday night, and the Boston skipper was confident that eventually some of them would find their way through.
BOSTON (AP) — Cleveland reliever Oliver Pérez broke a spike loose on his shoe, and three batters later, the Boston Red Sox broke the game open.