Boston Red Sox
Boston drew consecutive walks from Joe Nathan in the ninth inning, then Mike Aviles blooped a tiebreaking single that lifted the Red Sox over the Rangers 2-1 on Tuesday night.
Scott Feldman, starting after Roy Oswalt was scratched with back tightness, threw seven strong innings to lead the Rangers to a 9-1 win over the Red Sox on Monday night.
Roy Oswalt has been scratched from his scheduled Monday start against the Rex Sox due to lower back tightness, the Rangers reported. Scott Feldman will replace him in the rotation.
Kevin Youkilis hit a game-ending RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Chicago White Sox to a 5-4 win over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night.
The Rangers are among four teams believed to be interested in acquiring free agent pitcher Roy Oswalt, along with the Orioles, Red Sox, Phillies and possibly even the Dodgers.
The ball that rolled through Bill Buckner’s legs in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series between the Red Sox and the Mets will be sold at auction in Dallas on Friday.
Mike Napoli hit a two-run homer and drove in four runs, as the red-hot Rangers completed a two-game sweep over the Red Sox on Wednesday night.
It was an epic night for the Rangers. The big bats came alive in the 8th as Texas swatted pitch after pitch from Red Sox pitcher Mark Melancon over the big green monster.
Josh Hamilton homered and matched his career high with five RBIs As the Rangers hit six home runs and romped past the Boston Red Sox 18-3 Tuesday night for their fifth straight victory.
Bobby Valentine may be calling the shots in Boston as the new Red Sox manager, but his namesake restaurant is still proudly serving Rangers fans in Arlington, just as it has since his days with the Rangers.
The reigning AL champions try for their first 4-0 start away from home in 20 years Tuesday night, but they’ll have to go through Red Sox ace Jon Lester in the opener of a two-game set.
Bobby Valentine took over as manager of the Boston Red Sox on Thursday, promising to be hard-working, open-minded and humble.