Masterson pitches 3 perfect innings, Red Sox beat Rays

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Boston Red Sox starter Justin Masterson kept up his strong spring by pitching three perfect innings Tuesday in a 5-1 win over the split-squad Tampa Bay Rays. Masterson struck out four as the Red Sox stretched their Grapefruit League winning streak to five. In five spring innings, Masterson has yet[…]

Ramirez hits loud double as Red Sox lose to Marlins 5-3

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Hanley Ramirez showed the kind of power the Boston Red Sox are hoping for. Ramirez hit a loud 400-foot RBI double in the fifth inning of Friday’s 5-3 loss to the Miami Marlins, which marked Justin Masterson’s first appearance for the Red Sox in six years. Signed to an $88[…]