Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Sports by Eduardo A. Encina by Eduardo A. Encina May 20 at 6:25 PM BOSTON — The stadium scoreboard on the historic left-field wall of Fenway Park told the unusual story of another Orioles loss Sunday afternoon. The Orioles had 13 hits, more than the Boston Red Sox, but failed to score in a 5-0 loss that ended another frustrating road series in perplexing fashion. An Orioles team that’s found unique ways to lose all season discovered a new one Sunday, stranding a season-high 14 base runners. Each of the Orioles’ first 12 hits were singles. Jace Peterson led off the ninth inning with a double for the first … [Read more...] about Orioles crank out 13 hits but manage zero runs in dropping series to Red Sox
BOSTON (AP) — J.D. Martinez hit two vastly different drives for his first multihomer game with Boston, powering Eduardo Rodriguez and the Red Sox to a 5-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday. Martinez drove in three runs, and Andrew Benintendi had a two-run homer among his three hits as the Red Sox won three of four in the series to improve to 6-1 against Baltimore this season. No. 1️⃣4️⃣ 💪 pic.twitter.com/gJiWLpgSrS — Red Sox (@RedSox) May 20, 2018 Signed to a $110 million, five-year deal as a free agent in February, the 30-year-old Martinez sliced his first homer an estimated 324 feet around the Pesky Pole in right field. He hammered his second to the deepest part of Fenway Park — projected at 443 feet over the center-field triangle for his 15th of the season. The Orioles got 13 hits but lost for the 15th time in 16 road games and dropped to a major league-worst 4-19 away from Camden Yards. Adam Jones had three of … [Read more...] about J.D. Martinez blasts 2 home runs as Red Sox blank Orioles
BOSTON (AP) — J.D. Martinez took plenty of ribbing in the dugout after slicing a short home run inside the Pesky Pole at Fenway Park.A few innings later, he showed his teammates some serious power.Martinez hit two vastly different drives for his first multihomer game with Boston, powering Eduardo Rodriguez and the Red Sox to a rare 13-hit shutout in a 5-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday.It was the most hits Boston has allowed in a shutout since at least 1908, the team said.Signed to a $110 million, five-year deal as a free agent in February, the 30-year-old Martinez curled his first home run an estimated 324 feet around the right-field foul pole. He hammered his second — projected at 443 feet — to the deepest part of the ballpark, beyond the center-field triangle, for his 15th of the season."They were making me laugh," Martinez said, standing in the middle of the clubhouse with a smile on his face. "I said, 'I've got to get even for some of the ones I hit … [Read more...] about Martinez’s 2 vastly different HRs lead Red Sox past O’s 5-0
May 20, 3:39 PM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Sports By Bobby Ilich 05/20/18 AT 2:59 PM Oddsmakers have not listed a clear World Series favorite, as no division leader owns a sizable advantage over their closest competitor with more than a quarter of the 2018 season complete. Instead, there appears to be more certainty surrounding a handful of teams that have very little chance of reaching the Fall Classic.The Baltimore Orioles and Cincinnati Reds are overwhelming longshots given their competitive divisions and their slow starts. According to betting site VegasInsider.com, the two clubs have 2,000/1 odds to win the World Series. The Chicago White Sox, Miami Marlins and San Diego Padres were all given 1,000/1 odds.The race to the top includes six teams, with the defending champion Houston Astros and New York Yankees leading the way with 6/1 odds, and followed closely behind by another American League … [Read more...] about World Series 2018 Betting Odds: Astros, Yankees, Red Sox On Top? Dodgers Chances Improving?
BOSTON (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have recalled right-hander David Hess from Triple-A Norfolk to start Sunday's series finale against the Boston Red Sox.It's the second major league start for the 24-year-old Hess. Baltimore optioned left-hander Donnie Hart to Norfolk to make room on the roster.Hess made his big league debut on May 12, when he held Tampa Bay to three runs in six innings at Camden Yards in the opener of a doubleheader against the Rays.Hart was 0-0 with a 1.93 ERA in four games.———More AP baseball: https://apnews.com/tag/MLBbaseball … [Read more...] about Orioles recall RHP Hess to start vs. Red Sox; Hart optioned