|AL East closers: Kimbrel holding down ninth|
The American League East has some of baseball's biggest names and five former All-Stars serving in the closer role. If there's one division without a lot of ninth-inning drama, this is probably it. Aroldis Chapman, Craig Kimbrel, Roberto Osuna and Alex Colome are regarded as some of the top relievers in the Majors.
|Sale aims to end road trip on winning note|
Ace Chris Sale finishes off this road trip for the Red Sox tonight at 7:07 ET when he pitches at one of his favorite venues. Lifetime at Rogers Centre, Sale is 4-1 with a 0.96 ERA. Last year, he didn't allow a run in his three starts at Toronto covering 22 innings. Marco Estrada will toe the rubber for the Jays.
|Mookie mashes 2 homers, ends losing streak|
It was Mookie Betts who got the Red Sox off to a roaring start on this road trip with his big bat. So it's only fitting that as the three-city journey starts to wind down, it was Betts who lifted his team off the mat from a three-game losing streak.
|Bogaerts nears return, but Sox won't rush him|
Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts was supposed to play a second Minor League rehab game for Triple-A Pawtucket on Wednesday, but rain ruined those plans. His next game could be for the Red Sox on Friday night at Fenway Park against the Rays.
|Kimbrel surrenders walk-off homer in 10th inning|
First, the Red Sox challenged Curtis Granderson's arm, which has never been his strength, and they lost. Not long after that, closer Craig Kimbrel fell behind in the count, 2-0, and had no choice but to challenge Granderson with a fastball over the plate. That was another losing proposition, as Granderson crushed his fourth career walk-off homer to give the Blue Jays a 4-3 victory in 10 innings on Tuesday night over the Red Sox, who have now lost three in a row after starting the season with a sizzling 17-2 stretch.
|Bogaerts goes deep in first rehab start|
Starting what should be a short rehab assignment for Triple-A Pawtucket on Tuesday night, Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts displayed the same hot bat he had before going on the disabled list.
|Hanley becomes Bruins fan overnight|
The Red Sox were hard to miss at Monday night's Bruins-Maple Leafs playoff game in Toronto. Nearly the entire team attended the event, and nobody was more enthusiastic about it than Hanley Ramirez, who wore a Bruins jersey during the team's eventual 3-1 loss that set up a Game 7 in Boston on Wednesday.
|Red Sox's Top 30 Prospects list|
Who do the Red Sox have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Boston's Top 30 Prospects on MLB Pipeline's Prospect Watch.
|Epstein: Ortiz asked for a trade in 2003|
Three World Series rings and more than 500 homers later, it's hard to imagine the Red Sox once agonized over whether to play David Ortiz or Shea Hillenbrand.
|Inbox: Will Swihart get a chance to play more?|
How will the Red Sox use Blake Swihart? Beat reporter Ian Browne takes questions from fans in the latest Inbox.
|These are the Top 30 international prospects|
Led by catcher Diego Cartaya from Maracay, Venezuela, the players on this year's MLB.com Top 30 International Prospects list represent the greatest young talent from across the globe eligible to sign on July 2.
|Reversed call feels strangely familiar to Cora|
For the record, Alex Cora agrees with the ruling that Andrew Benintendi was out of the baseline. That's despite the fact that Cora remembers his brother, Joey, being ruled safe on a similar slide on a bunt single in a similarly momentous contest: Game 5 of the 1995 American League Division Series between the Mariners and Yankees.
|Red Sox deal Elias to Seattle for PTBN or cash|
The Mariners acquired left-handed pitcher Roenis Elias from the Red Sox on Monday in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Elias will report to Triple-A Tacoma.
|Hall of Fame opens new ALS exhibit|
There is a special connection between the national pastime and the fatal illness commonly referred to as "Lou Gehrig's Disease," making it an appropriate subject for a new exhibit at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y.
|Travis makes Pipeline Team of the Week|
MLB Pipeline's Prospect Team of the Week honors the best performances in the Minor Leagues from the previous week. Any player currently on an organization Top 30 Prospects list on our Prospect Watch is eligible.
|Price tagged for HR in 8th in Boston's loss to A's|
One day after their hot start was brought to a screeching halt by Sean Manaea's no-hitter, Boston's potent bats were again held in check by A's pitching. And after seven strong innings, David Price was tagged for a three-run homer by Khris Davis in the eighth as the A's claimed the series with a 4-1 victory Sunday at the Coliseum.
|Lefty Poyner activated, optioned to Triple-A|
The Red Sox activated left-handed reliever Bobby Poyner from the 10-day disabled list before Sunday's game and optioned him to Triple-A Pawtucket. Manager Alex Cora also offered updates on the status of pitcher Austin Maddox and second baseman Dustin Pedroia on Sunday.
|Dalbec among top prospect performers|
Red Sox third baseman Bobby Dalbec was among top prospect performers on Sunday.