The Pittsburgh Pirates got a lucky break when Boston pinch-runner Jemile Weeks was hit by a batted ball in the ninth inning.
Find out how Rusney Castillo’s debut went and what Sean McAdam thinks the Sox last week of the 2014 season means for the start of the 2015 seaon.
Boston rookie centerfielder Rusney Castillo went 1 for 4 in his major league debut.
Charlie Morton came off the disabled list to gain his first victory since July 2, and the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Boston Red Sox 4-0 Tuesday night for their ninth win in 11 games.
Maeda, 26, owns a career 2.45 ERA through 7 seasons in Japan’s Central League.
Allen Webster pitched six solid innings and Jemile Weeks stroked a pair of doubles and scored two runs as the Boston Red Sox defeated the sputtering Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Friday night.
The last-place Boston Red Sox took advantage of three critical errors by the first-place Kansas City Royals, pulling away late in a 6-3 victory Thursday night that ended a four-game losing streak.
Joe Brill suffered a heart attack prior to a Red Sox game last September, and was revived by EMTs at Fenway Park.
Alejandro De Aza hit two homers, Adam Jones added another and the Baltimore Orioles won for the 10th time in 13 games with a 4-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.
The Baltimore Orioles opened a double-digit lead in the AL East with a 4-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night.