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Astros take control of ALCS by blowing out Red Sox in Game 5

The Sox must win Game 6 Friday night in Houston to stay alive in the series. → Read More

Despite pitching in Game 4, Nate Eovaldi still on track to start Game 6 for Red Sox

The righthander threw 24 pitches in the ninth inning of Tuesday night's loss to the Astros. → Read More

For Chris Sale, all of the post-surgery rehab has built up to this moment

Imagine a pitcher like Sale, a seven-time All-Star, saying 2⅔ playoff innings was progress? But that’s where he is this season. → Read More

Bobby Dalbec doing his best to stay ready for Red Sox off bench

With Kyle Schwarber at first base, Alex Verdugo in left field, and J.D. Martinez back as designated hitter, there’s nowhere for Dalbec, who was in the lineup for 24 of 28 games as the Red Sox finished the regular season. → Read More

Slamdance: Red Sox race to big lead on Astros, even ALCS as it heads to Boston

J.D. Martinez and Rafael Devers each hit grand slams in the first and second inning, respectively, making playoff history and building a lead that was more than enough for Nate Eovaldi. → Read More

There wasn’t much more Kiké Hernández could have done to help the Red Sox in Game 1

“It would have been a lot cooler if we won the game,” Hernández said after Boston's 5-4 loss on Friday. → Read More

In any language, Rafael Devers’ story is worth telling

At 24, the Red Sox third baseman stands with Ronald Acuña Jr., Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Juan Soto, and Fernando Tatis Jr. as one of the brightest young stars in the game. → Read More

The Red Sox may be taking a calculated risk, but starting Chris Sale in Game 1 could be pure genius

The Sox have broken down Sale’s mechanics and believe they’ve corrected a flaw that affected his balance and direction toward the plate. → Read More

Second-base shuffle has worked seamlessly for Christian Arroyo, Red Sox

Christian Arroyo played in only seven of the final 68 regular-season games, José Iglesias carrying the freight at second base throughout September. With Iglesias ineligible for the postseason, Arroyo's been flawless. → Read More

Red Sox-Astros series is about the present, but here’s why you can’t help looking back at the past

Another trip to the World Series is at stake with many of the same faces in the dugouts. → Read More

Garrett Whitlock has gone from anonymous Rule 5 draftee to crucial piece in Red Sox bullpen

In a season of unexpected developments, Whitlock getting the final three outs in the Wild Card Game then winning the Division Series clincher have to rank high. → Read More

Thanks to conservative approach in regular season, Red Sox pitchers now can throw more when it counts

Nick Pivetta's 140 total pitches in Games 1 and 3 is the latest example of how Alex Cora and Dave Bush manage the staff with an eye on having them fresh for the postseason. → Read More

After a shaky start, Nate Eovaldi pitched in with exactly what Red Sox needed in crucial Game 3

After giving up a two-run home run in the first, the righthander retired 14 of the remaining 17 batters he faced, allowing just one more hit and one walk with eight strikeouts. → Read More

Alex Cora refused to let the Red Sox get down, and it was evident in the first inning of Game 2

With Tropicana Field exploding after a grand slam, Cora preached patience and pushed the right buttons Friday. → Read More

Matt Barnes back in the mix, replaces injured Garrett Richards on Red Sox roster

Richards strained his left hamstring while running in the outfield at Tropicana Field on Friday, creating a vacancy for Barnes, who allowed 12 earned runs on 17 hitshis final 10⅔ innings of the regular season. → Read More

All-Star reliever Matt Barnes left off Red Sox roster for Division Series against Rays

J.D. Martinez and Chris Sale returned to the roster after being left off for the Wild Card Game. → Read More

Nate Eovaldi, revered for gutsy relief effort in World Series loss, now is a worthy winner

Eovaldi shut down the Yankees in the AL Wild Card Game. → Read More

The Red Sox knew Kiké Hernández could be more than a utility player

He had a .786 OPS over 134 games — .832 in the second half — with a career-best 58 extra-base hits, 84 runs, and 60 RBIs. → Read More

Nate Eovaldi vs. Gerrit Cole: Matchup of aces for Wild Card Game is just as it should be

Eovaldi faced the Yankees six times during the regular season, going 2-2 with a 3.71 earned run average. → Read More

Tanner Houck deserved better than a no-decision

If the Sox win Sunday, they will host the Wild Card Game this week. They have Chris Sale starting on full rest. → Read More