Boston Red Sox

2nd AL East | 41-35
  • Batting Avg
    1st
    .288 AVG
  • Runs
    1st
    426 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    19th
    4.39 ERA
  • Home Runs Allowed
    16th
    91 HR
  • ABC News

    Perez, Rangers Take Another Series With 6-2 Win Over Red Sox

    Martin Perez won his sixth straight decision and helped the surging Texas Rangers to yet another series victory. The left-hander kept rolling despite a bout with control issues that had his manager questioning his body language on the mound. Perez pitched six solid innings while working behind a number of hitters, the first six Texas batters reached for an early lead and the Rangers beat the Boston Red Sox 6-2 on Sunday. "The thing that I like is that he continues to search and find ways to get himself out of the inning," manager Jeff Banister said. "He seemed to throw just enough strikes to get them into swing mode. There's still a learning process, but it's getting better." Prince Fielder hit

  • HardballTalk

    Bruce Bochy joins Sparky Anderson as the only managers to win 800 games with two teams

    Bruce Bochy won his 800th game as the Giants’ manager in dramatic fashion on Sunday afternoon, as his club pulled out a walk-off 8-7 victory against the Phillies. He leads active managers in wins with 1,751 and joins Sparky Anderson as the only managers in baseball history to win 800-plus games with two different teams, as MLB’s Stat of the Day Twitter account notes. Bochy managed the Padres from 1995 to 2006, winning one pennant in 1998. The Giants hired him in 2007 and he’s been with them ever since, leading them to three championships. Bochy is 16th all-time in wins as a manager. He needs 18 more to tie Jim Leyland at 1,769. Sunday’s win was the Giants’ 49th of the season, moving into the