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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

BOSTON | Angels reliever Jewell has broken leg, could miss season

BOSTON — Los Angeles Angels rookie reliever Jake Jewell has a broken right leg and could miss the rest of the season. The Angels put Jewell on the 10-day disabled list Thursday, a day after he was injured in a game against Boston. He’s scheduled to have surgery Friday. Jewell was carted off the field … Continue reading BOSTON | Angels reliever Jewell has broken leg, could miss season

LEADING OFF: Rays, Yanks try for 9 in a row; Ohtani ailing

A look at what’s happening all around the majors today: NINE IN LINE The resurgent Rays try for their ninth straight win when Matt Andriese starts at Fenway Park. Tampa Bay has its longest success streak since taking nine in a row in July 2014. Rick Porcello (4-0, 1.93 ERA) pitches for Boston. … The … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Rays, Yanks try for 9 in a row; Ohtani ailing

BOSTON | Yawkey Way outside Fenway Park changed over racist past

BOSTON (AP) — Boston approved a plan Thursday to change the name of Yawkey Way, the street outside Fenway Park named in honor of a former Red Sox owner some have said was racist. The city’s Public Improvement Commission unanimously approved a proposal by current Red Sox ownership to call the stretch of roadway Jersey … Continue reading BOSTON | Yawkey Way outside Fenway Park changed over racist past

LEADING OFF: Cobb to make Orioles debut at Fenway Park

| April 14, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)A look at what’s happening all around the majors today: ___ BIRD WATCHING Alex Cobb’s debut for the Baltimore Orioles is a tough assignment. The right-hander faces J.D. Martinez, Mookie Betts and the fast-starting Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Cobb signed a $57 million, four-year contract with the Orioles as … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Cobb to make Orioles debut at Fenway Park

BOSTON | Kelly, Austin suspended after Yankees-Red Sox fight

BOSTON | April 12, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  — Red Sox reliever Joe Kelly and the Yankees’ Tyler Austin have been suspended for their roles in the brawl between the AL East rivals at Fenway Park. Kelly was suspended for six games and Austin received a five-game penalty. Each player appealed their punishments, and they are eligible … Continue reading BOSTON | Kelly, Austin suspended after Yankees-Red Sox fight