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'Justice wasn't served': 50 years since Chappaquiddick

Jul. 16, 2019 11:13 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The crash ended a young woman's life, and with it, a man's White House dreams. U.S. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's Oldsmobile sedan veered off a narrow bridge on Chappaquiddick Island, an extension of the resort island of Martha's Vineyard off the Massachusetts coast, and plunged into a moonlit...

Chavis' grand slam helps Red Sox beat Blue Jays 10-8

Jul. 16, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The grand slam was nice. What Red Sox rookie Michael Chavis really wanted to talk about was his batting eye against the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night. "Personally, weirdly, I was more excited about the two walks," he said after Boston beat the Blue Jays 10-8 in the series opener. "I mean,...

Red Sox designate INF Eduardo Núñez for assignment

Jul. 15, 2019 7:49 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have designated infielder Eduardo Núñez for assignment, likely ending his tenure with the team he helped win the World Series last year. Núñez was batting .228 in 60 games with Boston this season, his third in the organization. Last year, he hit .265...

Dodgers beat Red Sox in 12 innings on Muncy's RBI walk

Jul. 15, 2019 2:14 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The World Series weekend rematch added a flashback to last fall's epic Game 3. Max Muncy drew a bases-loaded walk and Alex Verdugo had an RBI single during a three-run 12th inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 early Monday morning in another late-night showdown of...

Red Sox place Wright on IL, add Cashner to active roster

Jul. 14, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox have placed knuckleballer Steven Wright on the 10-day injured list with a bruised right foot a day after he was hit with a line drive by Dodgers infielder Max Muncy. The move was made before Sunday night's series finale against Los Angeles at Fenway Park. With Wright being placed...

Dodgers club 4 HR, beat Sale, Red Sox 11-2

Jul. 14, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers had lost seven straight at Fenway Park, including Games 1 and 2 of the World Series last October. That's nothing, at least to Chris Sale. The Red Sox left-hander has not won a regular-season game in Boston in more than a year, a slump that continued on Saturday night...

Red Sox hit 3 HRs, beat Dodgers 8-1 in World Series rematch

Jul. 13, 2019 12:44 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The first round of the rematch between Los Angeles and Boston turned out much like the 2018 World Series. The Red Sox beat the Dodgers handily. Xander Bogaerts hit a three-run homer, Eduardo Rodriguez struck out 10 and the Red Sox beat the Dodgers 8-1 Friday night. "We have to come out...

Hearing scheduled in Mario Batali indecent assault case

Jul. 12, 2019 5:26 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A hearing has been scheduled for next month in the indecent assault and battery case against celebrity chef Mario Batali. Batali did not appear at a brief pre-trial hearing in a Boston courtroom on Friday. He had waived his right to appear. A spokeswoman for the Suffolk District Attorney says...

Worcester breaks ground for minor league stadium

Jul. 11, 2019 6:32 PM EDT

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Red Sox executives joined officials from the state and the city of Worcester on Thursday to break ground on a 10,000-seat stadium for the ballclub's Triple-A affiliate. A crowd of about 1,000 people attended the ceremony to welcome the International League team now based in...

Wife: Ex-Red Sox slugger Ortiz recovering from 3rd surgery

Jul. 11, 2019 10:47 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is recovering from a third surgery after experiencing complications resulting from his gunshot wound. Ortiz's wife, Tiffany, says in a statement Thursday that he is "recovering well and in good spirits." He had the surgery earlier this week at Massachusetts...