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Cordero hits slam in 10th, surging Red Sox sweep Mariners

May. 22, 2022 18:27 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Franchy Cordero hit a grand slam with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting the surging Boston Red Sox to an 8-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. Trevor Story continued his recent power surge with his fifth homer over the Green Monster in four...

Trainer's room busy as Heat, Celtics prepare for Game 4

May. 22, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Heat were embarrassed in Game 2, surrendering home-court advantage in their blowout loss to the Celtics in their Eastern Conference finals matchup. Miami returned the favor in Game 3, building a 26-point first-half lead en route to hanging on for a 109-103...

Struggling Mariners make roster moves; Toro to IL

May. 22, 2022 12:55 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The struggling Seattle Mariners made a few roster moves before Sunday’s series finale against the Boston Red Sox. They placed second baseman Abraham Toro on the 15-day injured list with a sprained left shoulder and designated outfielder Steven Souza Jr. for...

Heat Alert: Miami beats Boston 109-103 for 2-1 series lead

May. 22, 2022 07:19 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Still angry over a blowout loss in Miami that cost them home-court advantage in the Eastern Conference finals, the Heat jumped to a 26-point first-half lead over the Boston Celtics in Game 3. Then Bam Adebayo made sure it was enough – just barely – to give Miami...

Injuries abound in Heat's Game 3 win over Celtics

May. 22, 2022 00:53 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Miami Heat played the entire second half without their top scorer. The Boston Celtics lost two of their top players, who both returned to do their best Willis Reed impersonations. It wasn’t enough to keep Miami from holding off a late Boston charge to regain...

Mariners sign veteran slugger Justin Upton to 1-year deal

May. 21, 2022 22:57 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Looking to boost their lineup, the Seattle Mariners signed veteran slugger Justin Upton to a one-year contract Saturday. Upton, a four-time All-Star, was released by the Los Angeles Angels on April 8 heading into the final season of a $106 million, five-year...

Devers hits 2 HRs; Red Sox rally past Mariners 6-5

May. 21, 2022 20:08 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Rafael Devers hit two homers, Christian Vázquez had a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and Boston’s bullpen held the Seattle Mariners scoreless for six innings, lifting the Red Sox to a 6-5 victory on Saturday. Devers drove in three runs and had three hits...

Celtics' Williams out, Heat's Lowry, Tucker warming up

May. 21, 2022 19:42 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics will be without center Robert Williams III for Game 3 of their Eastern Conference finals matchup with the Miami Heat on Saturday night due to soreness and swelling in his left knee. Daniel Theis will start in his place. Heat coach...

Massachusetts Republicans meet in Springfield for convention

May. 21, 2022 19:33 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts Republicans held their state party convention on Saturday as they wrestle with how far to the right they should move in a deeply blue state. Members of the state GOP gathered in Springfield ahead of this autumn's elections to hear from...

Story hits slam to lead Red Sox past Mariners 7-3

May. 21, 2022 00:05 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Trevor Story hit a grand slam over the Green Monster — and into the hands of a former Red Sox player — a night after hitting three homers over Fenway Park’s fabled left field wall, leading Boston to a 7-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night. Story...