- Dan Arritt, Special to ESPNBoston.com
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ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Boston Red Sox were aided Friday night by some shaky defense through the first seven innings. When David Ortiz got his chance to step to the plate in the eighth, he did all the heavy lifting himself.
The spring-training star has gotten on track, and he's found a hot spot in which he's hammering pitches. Here's how it impacted Tuesday night.
At 22 years old, Mookie Betts became the youngest Boston Red Sox player with a multi-homer game since Jim Rice did it as a rookie in 1975.
He may not want to be known as a stopper, but Rick Porcello knew his team desperately needed a win Tuesday night.
Rapid Reaction: Red Sox 2, Rays 0
With Hanley Ramirez out of the teamÃ¢
Boston Red Sox left fielder Hanley Ramirez is out of the teamÃ
Eric Karabell analyzes the fantasy value of a depleted Red Sox outfield after the latest Hanley Ramirez injury.
There is whole lot of baseball still to be played. But that doesn't mean it's too early for these five contenders -- including the Red Sox and Pirates -- to worry.
Buster Olney takes a closer look at the unpredictable AL East. He also writes why Craig Counsell is a strong choice as new manager of the Brewers.
Jim Bowden outlines four potential trades for A's starter Scott Kazmir, deals that involve the Cardinals, Dodgers, Red Sox and Giants.
Clay Buchholz is just the latest Red Sox starter to struggle out of the gate. It's a trend John Farrell would like to reverse.
It will take a minor miracle for Red Sox left fielder Hanley Ramirez not to miss extended time after reinjuring his left shoulder on Monday.
With Monday's 5-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays being their fourth straight, the Boston Red Sox are back in the cellar of the American League East.