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Notre Dame Stadium getting natural turf for pro soccer match

Jul. 17, 2019 5:45 AM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame Stadium is getting a layer of natural turf in preparation for a professional soccer match. Crews began unrolling large rolls of turf at the stadium Monday ahead of Friday's scheduled friendly matchup between Liverpool F.C. and Borussia Dortmund. Fenway Sports Group is the...

Hernández, Gurriel lead Blue Jays to 10-4 win over Red Sox

Jul. 17, 2019 12:18 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Toronto pitcher Jacob Waguespack spent the day before his first major league start as a tourist in Fenway Park, signing his name inside the Green Monster and FaceTiming his high school coaches from the dugout. When the time came for him to take the mound, it was the Red Sox who were caught...

Dodgers place Taylor on injury list with forearm fracture

Jul. 16, 2019 12:10 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers placed infielder/outfielder Chris Taylor on the 10-day injured list with a fractured left forearm and recalled first baseman/outfielder Matt Beaty from Triple-A Oklahoma City. The Dodgers made the move before a 16-2 win over the Phillies on Monday. Taylor was hit...

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...

Polar Beverages CEO will be part-owner of minor league team

Jul. 14, 2019 1:06 PM EDT

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The chief executive officer of Polar Beverages will become a part-owner of the Pawtucket Red Sox as the team moves to Worcester. The Worcester Telegram & Gazette reports that team chairman Larry Lucchino says Ralph Crowley will become a part-owner of the soon-to-be Worcester Red...

LEADING OFF: Stroman at Yankee Stadium, Red Sox get Cashner

Jul. 14, 2019 2:45 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: PINSTRIPE AUDITION? All-Star pitcher Marcus Stroman (5-9, 3.18 ERA) takes the mound for Toronto at Yankee Stadium. Last month, the Long Island native strongly hinted that he wouldn't mind a trade to the Yankees. Stroman has been sidelined with a left pectoral...

Red Sox get RHP Cashner from Orioles for 2 minor leaguers

Jul. 14, 2019 12:07 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Locked in a desperate push to get back into the playoffs, the Boston Red Sox had no intention of waiting until the end of the month to upgrade their starting rotation. Getting a jump on the July 31 trade deadline, the Red Sox obtained burly right-hander Andrew Cashner from the Baltimore...