Derek Jeter said he would only serve as designated hitter in his final three games in Boston this weekend.
Allen Webster pitched seven solid innings to carry the Boston Red Sox to an 11-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday night.
Ben Zobrist had three hits and drove in Tampa Bay’s first two runs during an eighth inning rally for the Rays in a 6-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.
Adam Jones hit a pair of two-run homers and the Baltimore Orioles received another steady performance from right-hander Chris Tillman in a 7-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night.
David Ortiz hit two home runs, including a two-run drive in the 10th inning that lifted the Boston Red Sox past the Baltimore Orioles 5-3 Friday night.
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.