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BOSTON | Red Sox become 1st team in majors to clinch playoff spot

BOSTON  — The Red Sox became the first team in the major leagues to clinch a playoff berth and did not celebrate. “Any time you make the playoffs and give yourself a chance to be that last team, it’s a pretty special thing,” Brock Holt said. “We’re excited by that, but we’ve got more work … Continue reading BOSTON | Red Sox become 1st team in majors to clinch playoff spot

BOSTON | In Mass. House race, Pressley wins fight for ‘soul’ of party

BOSTON  — Ayanna Pressley is all but assured of becoming the first black woman elected to Congress from Massachusetts, the latest example of the Democratic Party’s embrace of diversity and progressive politics as the recipe for success in the Trump era. The 44-year-old’s upset victory against longtime Democratic Rep. Michael Capuano in Tuesday’s primary sets … Continue reading BOSTON | In Mass. House race, Pressley wins fight for ‘soul’ of party

BOSTON | Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren to face GOP’s Geoff Diehl

BOSTON— Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren will face off against Republican state Rep. Geoff Diehl as she battles for a second term and gears up for what could be a possible run for president. Diehl defeated two other GOP candidates in Tuesday’s Massachusetts primary for the chance to unseat Warren in November, beating back business … Continue reading BOSTON | Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren to face GOP’s Geoff Diehl

BOSTON | Gov. Charlie Baker wins GOP vote, to face Gonzalez in fall

BOSTON — Republican Gov. Charlie Baker, a moderate seeking a second term in solidly Democratic Massachusetts, fended off a primary challenge Tuesday from conservative minister Scott Lively, a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump who questioned Baker’s commitment to the Republican platform. Baker, who has distanced himself from Trump, will face the winner of the … Continue reading BOSTON | Gov. Charlie Baker wins GOP vote, to face Gonzalez in fall

BOSTON | Pressley’s upset another win for fresh Democratic voices

BOSTON  — Ayanna Pressley is all but assured of becoming the first black woman elected to Congress from Massachusetts, the latest example of the Democratic Party’s embrace of diversity and progressive politics as the recipe for success in the Trump era. The 44-year-old’s upset victory against longtime Democratic Rep. Michael Capuano in Tuesday’s primary sets … Continue reading BOSTON | Pressley’s upset another win for fresh Democratic voices

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

BOSTON | Red Sox ace Chris Sale goes on 10-day disabled list

BOSTON — Chris Sale understands it’s a perfect time for the Boston Red Sox to be cautious with his troublesome shoulder. He’s just frustrated that he’s back on the disabled list. Boston returned the ace lefty to the 10-day disabled list Saturday after just one healthy start. He was already on the DL earlier this … Continue reading BOSTON | Red Sox ace Chris Sale goes on 10-day disabled list