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The Republican

Boston Red Sox magic number watch: Number to clinch AL East lowers to two as Boston controls No. 2 seed

The Red Sox took control of the No. 2 seed in the AL over the weekend. While they swept the Rays, the Cleveland Indians lost two of three games to the White Sox.

The Republican

Dustin Pedroia scores magical run, Boston Red Sox hurlers combine for 23 strikeouts in 11th straight win

Dustin Pedroia homered during the third inning and Boston Red Sox pitchers combined for 23 strikeouts. Boston won 3-2 over the Rays at Tropicana Field.

Los Angeles Times

A walk-off sendoff for Vin Scully - Dodgers clinch division title in dramatic fashion

The stream of Chandon Brut flowed through the bottle’s green stem, across the shorn-tight skull of Dave Roberts and down his forehead. His face clenched when he felt the sting. During his first season as manager of the Dodgers, an eight-month odyssey through a record-setting slew of injuries, Roberts...

CSN Washington

Bryce Harper's injury untimely, but Nationals' offense is heating up

Bryce Harper was injured in Sundays win right as he was heating up as part of a Nats offense that is starting to show signs of life.

Beaver Believers | CSN Northwest

17 days later, Cam Newton concussion protocol investigations still going

The NFL and NFL Players Association continue to independently investigate whether league officials complied with the concussion protocol during crunch time of Week Ones opening game. As to the investigations, crunch time apparently has not yet arrived. Neither side has reached a conclusion, 17 days later. Per a league source, the NFLs report is expected

Tampa Bay Times

Bullpen falters as Rays lose to Red Sox (w/video)

ST. PETERSBURG — In a ceremony before this afternoon's game, the Rays will present retiring Red Sox slugger David Ortiz with a few parting gifts.

Tampa Bay Times

Rays strike out 23 times, lose to Red Sox in 10 (w/video)

ST. PETERSBURG — It was a day when the Rays set the wrong record, striking out a franchise-high 23 times in a 3-2, 10-inning loss to the Red Sox during the final game this season at Tropicana Field.

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Rays give David Ortiz, Red Sox DH, 500th homer oil painting; fans give him standing ovation (VIDEO)

Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz asked the Rays to cancel his pregame retirement ceremony following the death of 24-year-old Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez.

Full Count | WEEI

Sunday’s Red Sox-Rays matchups: Eduardo Rodriguez vs. Jake Odorizzi

Winners of 10 straight, the Red Sox close out their three-game series vs. the Rays on Sunday afternoon by sending out Eduardo Rodriguez opposite right-hander Jake Ordorizzi. Rodriguez is 3-7 with a 4.84 ERA and a 1.303 WHIP in 18 games. On Tuesday he went 6 1/3 innings, giving up two runs, four hits and […]

Toronto Sun

Jays slugger Jose Bautista heating up after slow start, injuries

It’d be hard to describe the first five-and-a-half months of Jose Bautista’s 2016 season as anything other than down.

Tampa Bay Times

Rays-White Sox Monday preview

Tonight: at White Sox8:10, U.S. Cellular Field, ChicagoTV/radio: Fox Sports Sun; 620-AM, 680-AM (Spanish)Probable pitchersRAYS: LH Drew Smyly (7-11, 4.86)WHITE SOX: RH James Shields (5-18, 5.98)

Full Count | WEEI

Closing Time: Red Sox pitchers strikeout franchise-record 23 on way to 11th straight win

It’s hard to upstage winning 11 in a row, or knocking the magic number to win the American League East down to two. But the Red Sox’ pitchers and Dustin Pedroia seemingly did that in their team’s 3-2, 10-inning win over the Rays Sunday. Once again, it was Pedroia’s contribution that meant the most. With […]

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Christian Vazquez in Boston Red Sox starting lineup for first time since July 2; Andrew Benintendi in CF

Christian Vazquez will make his first start for the Boston Red Sox today since July 2. He'll catch Eduardo Rodriguez who the Rays rocked for nine runs June 27.

The Republican

Mookie Betts, Boston Red Sox RF, debuts 'Jump On It' dance once perfected by Will Smith, Carlton Banks (VIDEO)

Mookie Betts debuted the "Jump On It" dance after the Boston Red Sox's 6-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday. The win was Boston's 10th straight.

The Republican

David Ortiz, Boston Red Sox DH, reacts to Jose Fernandez's death, asks Rays to cancel his ceremony

Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz has reacted publicly to the death of Miami Marlins superstar Jose Fernandez who died in a boating accident Sunday morning.

The Republican

Dustin Pedroia belts grand slam, Rick Porcello earns 22nd win; Boston Red Sox record 10th straight victory

Dustin Pedroia's grand slam and Rick Porcello's 6 1/3 innings of three-run ball led the Boston Red Sox to a 6-4 win over the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field.

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Boston Red Sox clinch playoff berth, magic number at 3 to win AL East after Saturday's win

The Boston Red Sox officially clinched a playoff berth by beating the Tampa Bay Rays 6-4 on Saturday. Their magic number is at three to clinch the AL East.

CSN Baltimore

Report: Kevin de Bruyne sidelined a month with hamstring injury

The 25-year-old has been the best player on the best Premier League team thus far.

Akron Beacon Journal

White Sox 8, Indians 1: Ryan Lewis’ 12 Walk-Off Thoughts on bullpen games, getting through September

Here are 12 Walk-Off Thoughts after the Indians’ 8-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox Saturday night. 1. Saturday night went about how you might expect a bullpen game to go in which the Indians face a pitcher like Jose Quintana while also trying to stay away from their better relievers. 2. The Indians threw eight different pitchers, none of whom were Andrew Miller, Cody Allen, Bryan Shaw, Dan Otero or Zach McAllister. The Indians were delivered a tough blow with the injuries to both Carlos Carrasco and Danny Salazar. Thanks to their sizable lead in the division and roster expansion in...

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Peralta finding his swing, may have to wait for sock

CHICAGO • As he has tried to work his way back from injury and into a consistent feel at the plate, Cardinals third baseman Jhonny Peralta had to find both his timing and his strength.

Orange County Register

On deck: Rockies at Dodgers, Sunday, 1 p.m

Rockies at Dodgers Where: Dodger Stadium TV: SNLA, KTLA/5, 1:10 p.m. Did you know: In his last three starts before going on the disabled list with a hip injury, right-hander Brandon McCarthy walked 15 batters and hit two more in just 81/3 innings....

Orange County Register

Final: Dodgers clinch NL West on Charlie Culberson walkoff HR in 10th inning

LOS ANGELES – With a rookie manager leading them through record use of the disabled list – including the 75-day loss of their ace to a back injury – and leaning as heavily on the products of baseball’s top-ranked farm system as baseball’s...

Beaver County Times

Events from Bryce Harper injury lead to another Pirates loss

After Jung Ho Kang faked a tag on a poor throw to keep Bryce Harper from scoring, it set off a chain of events that would see one player get injured, two players ejected and the Pirates’ postseason hopes slip…

Daily Duck Report | CSN Northwest

MRI tonight for Russell Wilson

Officially, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has a sprained left knee. Unofficially, theyre holding their breath about the extent of the injury. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Wilson will have an MRI on Sunday night to determine whether and to what extent any of the ligaments or cartilage or other stuff inside the

Beaver Believers | CSN Northwest

Alshon Jeffery good to go tonight

Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery is officially listed as questionable for tonights game against the Cowboys, but hes good to go. Multiple reports say Jeffery will play despite a knee injury. Jeffery has been the lone bright spot on the Bears offense this season, with nine catches for 201 yards on a team that has otherwise

Beaver Believers | CSN Northwest

Report: Kenyan Drake to be top back for Dolphins Sunday

Before the Dolphins signed Arian Foster this summer, it looked like Jay Ajayi would be the top running back in Miami this season. Foster wont be in the lineup Sunday because of a groin injury, but the Dolphins are reportedly going with a running back other than Ajayi in his place. Ian Rapoport of NFL

Wilmer Flores looks back at a special 2015

New York Mets infielder Wilmer Flores says he’s 100% recovered from his off season ankle injury, and looks back on a special 2015 season.

Zack Wheeler talks rehab, Mets 2016 potential

New York Mets starting pitcher Zack Wheeler talks about his rehab from Tommy John surgery, and where the Mets are headed in 2016.

Buck Showalter speaks with the media following the O's 9-8 loss to the Rays

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