Red Sox retire No. 34 for Ortiz


Ramirez (7-5) allowed four hits and no walks while striking out five.

Boston and the Yankees still share first place in the American League East after NY beat the Rangers, 2-1 on a walk-off single by Ronald Torreyes in the bottom of the 10th.

"No person has meant more to the [John] Henry-[Larry] Lucchino-[Tom] Werner era than David Ortiz", Kennedy said. David Price fell to 2-3 this season after giving up three runs, two earned, on six hits while striking out five over six innings of work.

"Taking batting practice on this field, I was always trying to hit those numbers", Big Papi said, via Brian MacPherson of the Providence Journal.

"Well I, I could never entirely walk away".

Bush also lives in Miami, served two terms as governor from 1999-2007 and was an unsuccessful candidate past year for the Republican nomination for president.

No one might be able to top that "throw" however. I don't have enough words to say today how proud I am, and how proud of a papa I feel today. On Wednesday in Kansas City, the bullpen blew a game late, dropping Boston to 29-1 this season when leading after seven innings.

The most interesting thing from this loss was watching Red Sox manager John Farell go off on umpire Bill Miller.

Miller, speaking to pool reporter Ken Powtak of the Associated Press, explained he had called a balk from his spot at third base and Blakney, behind home plate, called time.

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Boston Red Sox's Andrew Benintendi strikes out swing in front of Los Angeles Angels' Martin Maldonado during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Boston. "It's amusing and ironic how the world goes", he said. Farrell then got in a heated argument with Miller, with the two going nose to nose and spittle flying, and was tossed for his first ejection of the season. "Time was clearly called before the balk was called".

"Pedey has been a leader of this team for the entire time he's been here", manager John Farrell said Friday. "So that was the dispute".

Calhoun scored Young with a ninth-inning single.

Ramirez dropped a two-out, ground-rule double in the ninth to bring the Red Sox within four.

Fister, meanwhile, is 3-3 with a 2.78 ERA in 12 career starts against the Angels.

Blake Parker got pinch hitter Chris Young to strike out swinging to end the game, clinching his first save of the year.

Their goal is to raise $1 million for cancer research and break the Guinness World Record mark of 250 hours, 3 minutes, 20 seconds set during an outdoor game in Alberta in 2015.

Moreland homered into the first row of Green Monster seats in left center, a shot estimated at 429 feet.

Masahiro Tanaka and fellow Japanese native Yu Darvish combined for 19 strikeouts while allowing just five hits over 15 innings.