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42-34, 1st in AL East

Sale gets 9 Ks, Moreland hits HR as Red Sox beat Twins 4-1

Chris Sale pitched 6 1/3 overpowering innings with nine strikeouts, Mitch Moreland hit a solo homer for the third straight game and the Boston Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 4-1 on Monday in a matchup of two of the AL's top teams.

Sale stifles Twins with nine strikeouts (0:31)
Moreland goes deep for third straight game (0:28)
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9hDarren Rovell

Sheen selling '27 Ruth ring, Sox-Yanks sale doc

After more than 20 years, Charlie Sheen is selling Babe Ruth's 1927 World Series ring and an original copy of the sale document that sent the Bambino from the Red Sox to the Yanks.

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Power Rankings: Red Sox slip a spot

The Red Sox got right back in the mix at the top of the AL East thanks to the Yankees' losing streak; now it's up to them to take charge. Boston has lost six of its last 10 games.

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A pitchers' duel at Fenway?

Monday night's Red Sox-Twins matchup appears like it could be a pitchers' duel at first glance, but Chris Sale's 4.37 career ERA vs. Minnesota is his worst against any AL team he's faced more than once, according to ESPN Stats & Info.

Bradley Jr. goes to center with a HR (0:24)
Cowart cracks a hit and extends Angels' lead (0:32)
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1dTony Blengino, Special to ESPN.com

Ranking the key strengths of American League contenders

Handing the ball from Chris Sale to Craig Kimbrel should be a strength during the postseason. But during the season's second half, look to the Killer B's to get Boston where it needs to be.


Angels score 3 after overturned call, beat Red Sox 4-2

Parker Bidwell pitched a solid 6 2/3 innings and Los Angeles scored three runs after its challenge overturned an inning-ending double play in the second, leading the Angels to a 4-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday.

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Red Sox manager Farrell ejected arguing balk

Red Sox manager John Farrell was ejected in the seventh inning of Saturday night's loss to the Angels after he argued a balk with third-base umpire Bill Miller.

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Rutledge headed to 7-day DL

The Red Sox announced a series of moves on Saturday, which included placing INF Josh Rutledge on the seven-day concussion disabled list. Boston also added RHP Doug Fister to the roster, optioning Hector Velazquez to Triple-A Pawtucket, and selected the contract of Tzu-Wei Lin from Double-A Portland. To make room for Lin, Brock Holt (vertigo) was transferred to the 60-day DL.

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2dEnrique Rojas

Papi en la discusión de mejor Medias Rojas de la historia

Ted Williams puede ser el mejor bateador. Pedro Martínez y Roger Clemens los mejores lanzadores. Babe Ruth el jugador más famoso. Pero muy probablemente David Ortiz ha sido el jugador más importante de los Medias Rojas.

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2dAlex Vigderman, Baseball Info Solutions

Ranking MLB defenses: Red Sox

An outfield that knows how to dance as well as make plays in the field has driven the Red Sox to their lofty position.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Red Sox 9, Angels 4: Hanley Ramirez picked a perfect way to pay tribute to David Ortiz. Ramirez belted a two-run homer in the fourth inning and Sandy Leon added a two-run shot in the sixth to lift the Red Sox to a series-opening victory after retiring Ortiz's No. 34. But the most encouraging development for the Sox was the performance of Rick Porcello, who tossed six strong innings before allowing three runs in the seventh.

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3dScott Lauber

Ortiz's 34 joins pantheon of Red Sox greats

David Ortiz, eight months after playing his final game, had his No. 34 retired by the Red Sox in a ceremony before the opener of a three-game series against the Angels.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

David Ortiz says he has been in touch with ex-teammates but has intentionally avoided coming around the Red Sox's clubhouse because he doesn't want to be in the way. He knew his retirement would impact the team and didn't want to be a distraction.


Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

David Ortiz on what will be his next role with the Boston Red Sox after "staying away" from the team since retirement.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

David Ortiz: "I remember when I took batting practice at this field, I always tried to hit those numbers (on right-field facade). Big Papi was emotional before giving a speech.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.2657th
On Base Percentage.3356th
Slugging Percentage.41524th
Earned Run Average3.967th
Quality Starts422nd

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