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Bogaerts hits slam, Eovaldi strong as Red Sox beat Rays 6-0

Oct. 04, 2022 22:50 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts hit a grand slam and Nathan Eovaldi pitched five scoreless innings in what could be his final appearance in a Red Sox uniform to help Boston beat the playoff-bound Tampa Bay Rays 6-0 in a rain-shortened game on Tuesday night. Christian Arroyo added an...

Trucker strike raises concerns about disrupted food delivery

Oct. 04, 2022 14:37 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — More than 300 truck drivers at New England's largest wholesale food distributor have gone on strike, raising concerns about disrupted food deliveries to schools, hospitals and nursing homes. The drivers represented by the Teamsters Local 653 took to the picket line at...

Garland is asked to probe threats to children’s hospitals

Oct. 04, 2022 13:48 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Three major medical associations have asked Attorney General Merrick Garland to investigate and prosecute people who are threatening violence against children’s hospitals and physicians that provide gender-affirming health care. The American Academy of Pediatrics,...

Former Northeastern employee charged in campus bomb hoax

Oct. 04, 2022 13:32 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former Northeastern University employee who said he was injured when a package he was opening on the Boston campus exploded last month was charged Tuesday with fabricating the incident. Jason Duhaime, formerly the new technology manager and director of the...

Rays lose 4-3 to Red Sox, move closer to 6th playoff seed

Oct. 03, 2022 23:32 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Tyler Glasnow gave playoff-bound Tampa Bay a short but strong start in his second outing since Tommy John surgery last year, but the Boston Red Sox rallied against the bullpen for a 4-3 victory on Monday night, extending the Rays' skid to four games. Boston pushed...

Brown, Tatum, 3-point shooting leads Celtics past Hornets

Oct. 03, 2022 00:55 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 24 points and Jayson Tatum added 16 on Sunday as the defending Eastern Conference champion Boston Celtics opened under new coach Joe Mazzulla with a preseason 134-93 victory over the Charlotte Hornets. Sam Hauser finished with 14 points for Boston,...

Newly promoted Mazzulla wins preseason debut for Celtics

Oct. 02, 2022 21:35 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Not too many NBA first-timers get to take over a reigning conference champion and oddsmakers’ favorite to win an NBA title. Joe Mazzulla knows he’s one of the lucky ones. “I felt like I was coaching a great team that wanted to win, that was fun...

Fire damages Mark Wahlberg's childhood home in Boston

Oct. 02, 2022 20:06 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A home where entertainers Mark and Donnie Wahlberg's family once lived was damaged by fire Sunday in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood, the fire department said. The blaze in a nearby home at around 10 a.m., but spread to another three buildings because of strong...

Martinez homers, Red Sox beat Orioles in 3rd straight, 5-3

Sep. 30, 2022 03:07 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles arrived in Boston to face the last-place Red Sox with a chance to make a run at the postseason. They leave after losing three out of four and watching their AL wild-card hopes fall apart. “The guys are still fighting. We’re...

Ex-eBay execs get prison time for bizarre harassment scheme

Sep. 29, 2022 16:20 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former eBay Inc. executive was sentenced on Thursday to almost five years in prison for leading a scheme to terrorize the creators of an online newsletter that included sending live spiders, cockroaches, a funeral wreath and other disturbing deliveries to their home. ...