David Ortiz had a pinch-hit homer in the ninth inning off Jose Valverde to give the Boston Red Sox a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers in the opener of Sunday’s day-night doubleheader.
Jacoby Ellsbury hit a three-run homer in a five-run second inning, and the hot-hitting Boston Red Sox went on to rout the Detroit Tigers 14-1.
Carl Crawford hit a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Boston Red Sox to their season-high sixth straight win, 4-3 over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday night.
When the bright lights come on, Josh Beckett knows how to respond.
Adrian Gonzalez homered to lead the Red Sox past the Twins on Sunday.
The Red Sox placed shortstop Marco Scutaro on the 15-day disabled list and called up infielder Jose Iglesias from Triple-A Pawtucket.
Jon Lester scattered four hits without allowing a run, and the Boston Red Sox overcame some shaky relief by Matt Albers and Bobby Jenks to beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 on Friday night.
David Price outpitched Jon Lester and the Tampa Bay Rays broke a tie with Boston for the worst record in the American League with a 3-2 win over the Red Sox on Tuesday night.
Matt Harrison pitched the Texas Rangers to a 5-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday and a sweep of their season-opening series.
Through his first three outings of the spring, Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon was perfect.