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BOSTON | Verlander cools off Red Sox 7-2 in Game 1 of ALCS

BOSTON — Justin Verlander outlasted an uncharacteristically wild Chris Sale, overcoming control problems of his own to give Houston six innings of two-hit ball on Saturday night and lead the Astros over the Boston Red Sox 7-2 in the AL Championship Series opener. On a 48-degree night that left both aces struggling to find the … Continue reading BOSTON | Verlander cools off Red Sox 7-2 in Game 1 of ALCS

BOSTON | After Series win with Astros, Cora aims to knock them out

BOSTON — Alex Cora led Boston to a victory over the hated Yankees. Next up for the first-year Red Sox manager: The team he left after winning a World Series as a bench coach last season. “I’ve been talking about them the whole season, so now we go,” he said after the Red Sox beat … Continue reading BOSTON | After Series win with Astros, Cora aims to knock them out

BOSTON | Cora sticking with David Price for Game 2 of ALCS vs Astros

BOSTON— Red Sox manager Alex Cora is sticking with David Price, saying Wednesday the left-hander will start Game 2 of the AL Championship Series against Houston despite an unprecedented history of playoff struggles. Speaking on MLB Network radio a day after the Red Sox eliminated the Yankees from the AL Division Series, Cora said he … Continue reading BOSTON | Cora sticking with David Price for Game 2 of ALCS vs Astros

BOSTON | Sanchez, Judge power Yankees past Red Sox 6-2 to even ALDS

BOSTON — Gary Sanchez homered twice, Aaron Judge also hit a tape-measure shot and Masahiro Tanaka pitched the New York Yankees past the Boston Red Sox 6-2 on Saturday night to tie their AL Division Series at one game apiece. Home runs by Judge and Sanchez helped chase David Price after only five outs. Sanchez’s … Continue reading BOSTON | Sanchez, Judge power Yankees past Red Sox 6-2 to even ALDS

BOSTON | Sale strong, ‘pen shaky as Red Sox beat Yankees 5-4 in ALDS

BOSTON — Chris Sale struck out eight for his first career postseason win, J.D. Martinez hit a three-run homer and the Boston Red Sox sweated out their shaky bullpen to beat the New York Yankees 5-4 on Friday night in Game 1 of the AL Division Series. One year after he was pounded by Houston … Continue reading BOSTON | Sale strong, ‘pen shaky as Red Sox beat Yankees 5-4 in ALDS

BOSTON | Chris Sale eager to amend for 2017 postseason clunker

BOSTON — Chris Sale waited eight years to make his first postseason start and then another 365 days for a chance to put that memory behind him. The Red Sox left-hander will start Game 1 of the AL Division Series against the New York Yankees on Friday night, one year after he was bombarded by … Continue reading BOSTON | Chris Sale eager to amend for 2017 postseason clunker

Soccer star Ronaldo sued, accused of rape by Nevada woman

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo is being sued by a Nevada woman who said he raped her in the penthouse suite of a Las Vegas hotel in 2009 and then dispatched a team of “fixers” to obstruct the criminal investigation and trick her into keeping quiet for $375,000. The suit filed Thursday asks the Clark County … Continue reading Soccer star Ronaldo sued, accused of rape by Nevada woman

BOSTON | Yankees tie HR mark, beat Red Sox 11-6, home for wild card

BOSTON— The New York Yankees clinched home-field advantage for the AL wild-card game on Friday night, hitting four homers to tie the major league single-season record and beat the Boston Red Sox 11-6. Reigning Rookie of the Year Aaron Judge hit his first homer since coming off the disabled list Sept. 14, and Gary Sanchez, … Continue reading BOSTON | Yankees tie HR mark, beat Red Sox 11-6, home for wild card