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Red Sox move closer to AL East crown, beat Blue Jays 4-3

Boston Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel

Doug Alden, The Associated Press Published Thursday, September 13, 2018 11:17PM EDT BOSTON — J.D. Martinez hit his 41st home run and the Boston Red Sox moved closer to clinching the AL East title, completing a three-game sweep of the Toronto Blue Jays with a 4-3 victory Thursday night. Xander Bogaerts scored the go-ahead run on an eighth-inning error after the Blue Jays rallied in the top half with two runs to tie it 3-all. Rafael Devers also homered for the major league-leading Red Sox (101-46), who pulled 10 1/2Read More


Red Sox beat Blue Jays 7-2 becoming first MLB team to clinch playoff spot

Kevin Pillar

The Associated Press Published Tuesday, September 11, 2018 10:38PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, September 11, 2018 11:08PM EDT BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox became the first team in the majors to clinch a playoff spot this season, rallying on pinch-hitter Brock Holt’s go-ahead home run in the seventh inning to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-2 Tuesday night. Guided by rookie manager Alex Cora, the Red Sox improved the best record in baseball at 99-46. They assured themselves at least a spot in the AL wild-card game while reachingRead More