Manager John Farrell returning to Red Sox after cancer scare

Another Indians season is in the books…

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David Ortiz drove in the Sox’ only run, then was removed in the fifth inning as his teammates appluaded in the dugout. “Obviously I missed a few starts with the hamstring but aside from that I don’t feel like I was in any different shape physically this year than last year”.

Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Kyle Crockett, right, is…

Lovullo said the opportunity to stay on Farrell’s staff outweighed any personal ambitions. “What do I do during the anthem?”We gave up a bunch of hits, but they were all singles”, Porcello said.The Orioles fell 41/2 games behind Houston for the AL’s second wild-card spot”.

Cody Allen pitched the ninth for his 33rd save. Left-hander Craig Breslow (0-4) took the loss.

Porcello is 4-3 with a 3.22 ERA in seven starts since returning from a triceps strain August 26 and stopped a two-start losing streak by permitting four runs with eight strikeouts over eight innings in Tuesday’s 10-4 win over the New York Yankees. The Sox left nine runners on base. Urshela flied out to right fielder Betts. But Kluber retired the next three batters to end that inning. “His fastball command wasn’t as consistent as it had been”.

If you want MORE coverage of your team, check out Red Sox Beat Podcast here on CLNS Radio! Roman Mendez came in for one inning, during garbage time, and blanked the Indians for only a single walk. He signed a two-year contract extension in February through the 2017 season with club holding an option for 2018.

But according to Hall of Fame baseball reporter Peter Gammons, Dombrowski remains at least somewhat optimistic about Hanley Ramirez, believing that he will stick to his rehab program and return to spring training healthy and able to convert to first base, while current first baseman Travis Shaw will move to third.

Cleveland Indians’ Jose Ramirez is tagged out at home plate by… It was Santana’s 19th home run of the season.

Boston designated hitter Brock Holt left the game in the seventh inning after being hit by a pitch on the left knee.

“That’s our thing. That’s what we’ve done every year since I’ve been here”, Lovullo said of the requests. “I think he was feeling very good out there tonight”.

Red Sox: Manager Torey Lovullo said C Ryan Hanigan (sore right hand) is considered day-to-day, but he’s likely emergency-only for the final series.

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Danny Salazar delivers against…

Farrell was hired as Boston’s manager in October 2012 and led the Red Sox to a World Series title in his first season.

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We waited patiently for Francisco Lindor, and were rewarded with him being even better than expected.

David Ortiz right is congratulated by Xander Bogaerts after Ortiz hit a two-run home run off Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Josh Tomlin in the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday Oct. 2 2015 in Cleveland. Bogaerts scor