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Hernández hits 2 of Jays' 8 HRs in 18-4 rout of Red Sox

Jun. 13, 2021 17:33 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Teoscar Hernández belted a pair of three-run homers over the Green Monster — two of Toronto’s eight longballs — and Marcus Semien extended his road hitting streak to 26 games as the Blue Jays pounded the Boston Red Sox 18-4 on Sunday. Vladimir...

Left-hander Matz placed on COVID-related IL by Blue Jays

Jun. 13, 2021 14:49 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Steven Matz was placed on the COVID-related injured list by the Toronto Blue Jays before Sunday’s game against Boston, one day after the left-hander beat the Red Sox. Matz (7-3) allowed one run and four hits in 5 2/3 innings on Saturday. ...

Blue Jays slug 5 homers in 7-2 victory over Red Sox

Jun. 12, 2021 20:28 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Marcus Semien hit a two-run homer — one of Toronto's three longballs in the fifth inning — to extend his club-record road hitting streak to 25 games, and the Blue Jays rebounded from a tough loss to beat the Boston Red Sox 7-2 on Saturday. Vladimir...

Verdugo, Red Sox rally from 4 down, top Blue Jays 6-5 in 9th

Jun. 11, 2021 23:59 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox manager Alex Cora doesn’t expect people to forget about the guy they gave up for Alex Verdugo. He just wants the Boston fans to appreciate the player they got when Mookie Betts was traded to the Dodgers. “We believe in...

Rask needs hip surgery, wants to return to Bruins in 2022

Jun. 11, 2021 19:52 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask will have surgery to repair a previously undisclosed torn labrum in his hip, he said Friday, two days after the team was eliminated from the playoffs by the New York Islanders. Rask, who is eligible to become a free agent,...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Jun. 11, 2021 13:16 PM EDT

Hearst Connecticut Media. June 3, 2021. Editorial: No excuse for legislative lag on marijuana Connecticut has had years to plan this. Why can’t the Legislature figure out how to finally legalize a marijuana marketplace for all adults? ...

Boston Pops July Fourth live show returning, with changes

Jun. 11, 2021 12:32 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Pops traditional Fourth of July live show is returning this year but with some significant changes, the Boston Symphony Orchestra announced Friday. Instead of holding the show on the banks of the Charles River in Boston, the Pops will play in...

Red Sox beat Astros 12-8, avoid sweep as Martinez homers

Jun. 11, 2021 00:17 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — J.D. Martinez hit his 13th homer, Christian Arroyo had a three-run drive and the Boston Red Sox took advantage of a pair of dropped balls in a five-run sixth inning to beat the Houston Astros 12-8 Thursday night, avoiding a three-game sweep. Right fielder...

Rask, Krejci exits would shrivel Bruins Cup-winning core

Jun. 10, 2021 20:27 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A year after letting 6-foot-9 defenseman Zdeno Chara leave, the Bruins face another potential departure that looms almost as large. Goalie Tuukka Rask, the 2014 Vezina Trophy winner and the Original Six franchise’s career leader in games and wins, is...

Whale rescuers free humpback from fishing gear entanglement

Jun. 10, 2021 18:27 PM EDT

PROVINCETOWN, Mass. (AP) — A three-day effort to free a humpback whale from entanglement in fishing gear ended in success this week, marine mammal experts said Thursday. The whale, identified as a mature female named Valley, was first spotted Monday by a whale watch...