BOSTON - Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz had a chance to thank his adoring fans at Fenway Park exactly three months after he was shot in the back while in his native Dominican Republic.In his first public appearance since June 9, ...
Sep 10, 2019
CLEVELAND - Jackie Bradley Jr. homered with one out in the 10th inning as the Boston Red Sox edged the Cleveland Indians, 7-6, on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time) after blowing a late lead and potential win for ace Chris Sale.Rafael ...
Aug 14, 2019
PHILADELPHIA - Pedro Martinez had signed his autograph on the sweet spot of the baseball when he grabbed it by the seams and pointed out that his middle and pointer fingers should not have been touching on the ball. The Hall of Fame ...
Aug 6, 2019
BOSTON - The defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox are setting their sights on an AL wild-card berth, and they're doing it with the players they already have.Red Sox baseball boss Dave Dombrowski conceded on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila ...
Aug 2, 2019
BOSTON - In his first public comments since a botched assassination attempt in his native Dominican Republic, former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz said on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) that he is glad to be home from the hospital and told his fans: " ...
Jul 30, 2019
BOSTON - Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is out of the hospital following three surgeries after being shot in the back at a bar in the Dominican Republic.The Red Sox said Saturday that they've been told Ortiz has been ...
Jul 27, 2019
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - Charlie Morton struck out 11 over seven innings and the Tampa Bay Rays avoided a three-game sweep by beating David Price and Boston 3-2 in a game that the Red Sox protested on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time). ...
Jul 25, 2019
BOSTON - Joris Gnagnon took out Liverpool midfielder Yasser Larouci's legs at Fenway Park like a baserunner trying to break up a double play.The Sevilla defender was sent off in the 76th minute for a reckless tackle near where second ...
Jul 22, 2019
BOSTON - Former Boston Red Sox infielder Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, the first black player on the last major league team to field one, has died. He was 85.A Red Sox spokesman confirmed the death Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time), and the team ...
Jul 18, 2019
BOSTON - David Ortiz's wife says he has moved out of intensive care.Tiffany Ortiz said in a statement distributed by the Red Sox on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) that the ex-Boston slugger remains hospitalized and in good condition, almost ...
Jun 22, 2019
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - An alleged gunman and five accomplices have been detained in the shooting of former Red Sox superstar David Ortiz, Dominican officials said on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time), while providing no information about why a group of young men ...
Jun 13, 2019
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - David Ortiz was flown to Boston for more medical care on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) after the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as Big Papi was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in his native Dominican ...
Jun 11, 2019
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot and wounded in his native Dominican Republic, his father told ESPN on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time).Leo Ortiz told ESPN.com that Ortiz was shot while at an ...
Jun 10, 2019
BOSTON - Red Sox ace Chris Sale struck out a career-high 17 in just seven innings before getting pulled after 108 pitches on a chilly Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time), and the Colorado Rockies rallied against Boston's bullpen to win ...
May 15, 2019
NEW YORK - James Paxton and Chris Sale came out firing in this year's first edition of baseball's biggest rivalry.Paxton pumping 99 mph, and Sale nearing 98.Only one of those hard-throwing lefties got results to match. ...
Apr 17, 2019
TOKYO - Daisuke Matsuzaka has dealt with numerous arm injuries during his career as a pitcher in Major League Baseball and Japan but none quite like this.The Chunichi Dragons say Matsuzaka is experiencing pain in his right shoulder after an overzealous fan ...
Feb 13, 2019
A list of the top 10 sports stories of 2018, as voted on by Associated Press members and editors ...
Dec 25, 2018
THIS was a year of moments.Justify won the Triple Crown. The US beat Canada in a shootout for gold in women's hockey at the Pyeongchang Olympics, and John Shuster pulled off a curling shot of all-time to win ...
Dec 22, 2018
NEW YORK - Boston's Mookie Betts and Milwaukee's Christian Yelich were runaway winners of the Most Valuable Player awards after the 26-year-old outfielders each led their teams to first-place finishes with dominant seasons that included batting ...
Nov 16, 2018
LOS ANGELES - Chris Sale's final pitch for this Boston juggernaut triggered a celebration on the Dodger Stadium infield, among thousands of fans who made their way to California - and even outside Fenway Park back home.The quest is complete. Yes, ...
Oct 29, 2018
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