Not even freezing weather and snow showers could cool down Rafael Devers and the Boston Red Sox in Tuesday afternoon’s series opener with the Minnesota Twins in Minneapolis. The 24-year-old Devers homered for the fourth consecutive game in the ninth inning to seal a 4-2 victory over the Twins asthe American League East leading Red Sox extended their win streak to seven.
Posted: April 14, 2021, 7:29 am
Boston Red Sox (7-3) vs. Minnesota Twins (5-5) Minneapolis; Wednesday, 2:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Red Sox: Nathan Eovaldi (1-1, 1.46 ERA) Twins: Kenta Maeda (1-0, 2.61 ERA) BOTTOM LINE: The Minnesota Twins enter the game as losers of their last three games. The Twins went 24-7 on their home field in 2020.
Posted: April 14, 2021, 7:22 am
Rafael Devers homered for the fourth straight game and the streaking Boston Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 4-2 on a snowy Tuesday afternoon in a series opener moved back following the fatal police shooting of a Black man in a nearby suburb. Hunter Renfroe hit a solo homer and Bobby Dalbec added a pair of RBI doubles as Boston won its seventh in a row after losing its first three games of the season. I felt good today.
Posted: April 14, 2021, 6:12 am
Boston Bruins right wing Chris Wagner (14) is upended by Buffalo Sabres defenseman Jacob Bryson (78) during the first period of Tuesday night’s game at the TD Garden. AP photo) SIGN UP TO CONTINUE Print Subscriber? Sign Up for Full Access!
Posted: April 14, 2021, 6:04 am
That’s a win in my book even though I lined out,” Dalbec said. Just trying to win at-bats and hitting the ball hard is a win for me. A good process is fine; good results are even better.
Posted: April 14, 2021, 2:19 am
Icy dread spread quickly through the visitor’s dugout at Target Field on Tuesday afternoon. Red Sox starter Martín Pérez had recorded just one out through 21 pitches in the bottom of the first inning. He’d already allowed a double, walked two, and hit a Twins batter.
Posted: April 14, 2021, 12:23 am
Everything is going right for the Red Sox amid their seven-game win streak, and as John Tomase writes, they wouldn’t be in this position without manager Alex Cora.
Posted: April 13, 2021, 11:54 pm
After consulting with city and state officials, as well as Major League Baseball, the Twins and Red Sox started their series at Target Field on Tuesday after Monday’s last-minute postponement. There was a moment of silence before the game in memory of Daunte Wright, the 20-year-old Black man shot dead by a police officer during a traffic stop in nearby Brooklyn Center, Minn. on Sunday.
Posted: April 13, 2021, 11:50 pm
With Bobby, we saw the contact the last game in Baltimore and it was just a matter of time,” Red Sox manager Alex Cora said on a postgame video conference. It’s like everybody else, when you control the strike zone and you control your aggression in the strike zone, you’re going to see results,” Cora added. We trust the player.
Posted: April 13, 2021, 10:23 pm
It’s no secret J.D. Martinez struggled during the 2020 Major League Baseball season, but 2021 is a totally different story. Martinez looks like the 2018 version of himself early on with five home runs and 16 RBIs through the Boston Red Sox’s first eight games. He even was named the American League Player of the Week.
Posted: April 13, 2021, 9:08 pm
Bobby Dalbec smacks an RBI double down the right-field line to tie the game at 2 in the top of the 5th inning
Posted: April 13, 2021, 7:51 pm
Matt Williams takes a look at Nathan Eovaldi and Tyler Glasnow to highlight brand new pitches added to their arsenal and how it impacts their outlook. (Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports)
Posted: April 13, 2021, 5:13 am
The Twins game scheduled for Monday afternoon at Target Field against Boston has been postponed. The game, set for a 1:10 p.m. start, was called off following the police-involved shooting that resulted in the death of a Brooklyn Park man on Sunday. Daunte Wright was shot during a traffic stop by an officer who, according to Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon, deployed a service revolver …
Posted: April 12, 2021, 6:52 pm
Brooklyn Center, Minnesota police released bodycam video of the deadly Daunte Wright shooting Monday.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 6:50 pm
If you’re wondering why each Red Sox hitter takes a ride in a laundry cart after hitting a home run, John Tomase has your answer.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 4:16 pm
The long awaited Byron Buxton breakout season may finally be here. Fred Zinkie explores that and more from the weekend’s action.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 1:29 pm