Red Sox closer Jansen arrives in Boston to cold reception
The news conference with new Red Sox closer Kenley Jansen was just about finished when, off to the side, 4-year-old Kyrian Jansen spoke up: “I have a question.” Finally, he said: “Go Boston.” Jansen’s son is one of the few Red Sox fans excited about the team this winter following a last-place finish in 2022 and then the departure of shortstop Xander Bogaerts as a free agent last week.news.yahoo.com
Judge falls just short of 61, Yanks clinch playoff berth
Aaron Judge fell a few feet short of a record-tying 61st homer, hitting a 404-foot drive caught just in front of the center field wall, and the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Josh Donaldson’s 10th-inning single to clinch their sixth straight playoff berth.
Mateo lifts Orioles past Boston in MLB Little League Classic
Jorge Mateo lined a bases-loaded double to left field in the eighth inning, driving in three runs and sparking the Baltimore Orioles to a 5-3 win over the Boston Red Sox in front of hundreds of cheering Little League World Series players from around the world.
Donaldson, Carpenter lead Yanks over Red Sox 12-5
Josh Donaldson hit a three-run homer in a four-run first inning, Matt Carpenter homered among three hits in his first start in left field in a decade and the New York Yankees beat Boston 12-5 for their 10th win in their last 11 games against the Red Sox.