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LEADING OFF: Cubs lose their closer, Indians try to clinch

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: PEN PALS The Cubs will try a closer-by-committee approach down the stretch after learning Pedro Strop is out for the rest of the regular season because of a strained left hamstring. Strop, who had posted 11 saves since closer Brandon Morrow went on the disabled list … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Cubs lose their closer, Indians try to clinch

BOSTON | Red Sox reach 100 wins for 1st time since ’46, beat Jays 1-0

BOSTON — The scoreboards at Fenway Park were all flashing “100 WINS” to celebrate the Red Sox reaching the milestone for the first time since Ted Williams returned from World War II. David Price was already thinking about No. 101. “That’s what we’ve done all year,” Price said on Wednesday night after pitching seven innings … Continue reading BOSTON | Red Sox reach 100 wins for 1st time since ’46, beat Jays 1-0

CHICAGO | Red Sox not sure when Price will pitch next after being hit

CHICAGO — Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price visited a hand specialist on Thursday, and manager Alex Cora said he isn’t sure when the left-hander will make his next start. Price was hit on his left wrist by a line drive in the third inning of Wednesday night’s 14-6 win against Miami at Fenway Park. … Continue reading CHICAGO | Red Sox not sure when Price will pitch next after being hit

LEADING OFF: Holliday rejoins Rockies, Moreland hurts knee

Matt Holliday takes aim at getting his first hit of the season. The 38-year-old outfielder returned to the Rockies on Thursday for the first time in a decade and went 0 for 3 against San Diego. The seven-time All-Star signed a minor league deal last month after hitting .231 with 19 home runs for the … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Holliday rejoins Rockies, Moreland hurts knee

BOSTON | Allen’s 2 catches help Bieber, Indians beat Red Sox 6-3

BOSTON — Cleveland pitcher Shane Bieber was sure to thank fellow rookie Greg Allen for making his debut at Fenway Park a successful one. The rare times Bieber made a mistake, Allen was there to cover — no matter the distance — with a pair of catches in deep center field that helped the Indians … Continue reading BOSTON | Allen’s 2 catches help Bieber, Indians beat Red Sox 6-3

BOSTON | Rookie Bieber takes shutout into 7th, Indians top Bosox 6-3

BOSTON — Rookie Shane Bieber took a shutout into the seventh inning, Melky Cabrera homered for the second straight game and the Cleveland Indians beat the Red Sox 6-3 Tuesday night in a matchup of AL division leaders. Yan Gomes also homered for the Indians, who have won nine of 10 and the first two … Continue reading BOSTON | Rookie Bieber takes shutout into 7th, Indians top Bosox 6-3

The Yankees | LEADING OFF: Yanks-Red Sox matchup minus stars, Turner ready

The Yankees and Red Sox open a four-game series at Fenway Park with the two best records in the majors, but minus key players. Chris Sale, who tops the big leagues in strikeouts and leads the AL in ERA, had been scheduled to start for Boston. He went on the disabled list this week because … Continue reading The Yankees | LEADING OFF: Yanks-Red Sox matchup minus stars, Turner ready

LEADING OFF: Red Sox on a roll, Syndergaard returns

A look at what’s happening around the majors on Friday: HEAVEN 11 Mookie Betts and the rolling Boston Red Sox try to win their 11th consecutive game when they host Toronto again at Fenway Park. Betts, who leads the majors with a .352 batting average, had a grand slam and five RBIs in Thursday night’s … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Red Sox on a roll, Syndergaard returns