Archive for the ‘Boston Red Sox’ Category

Reuters Sports News Summary

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Barty beats Sharapova, Halep survives scare in Cincinnati Top seeded Ash Barty overcame a slow start to defeat Maria Sharapova 6-4 6-1, while Simona Halep battled past Ekaterina Alexandrova 3-6 7-5 6-4 in the second round of the Cincinnati Masters on Wednesday. French Open champion Barty double faulted to give Sharapova a 2-1 lead in the first set and it looked like an upset could be brewing in the showdown between the two former world number ones.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. MLB roundup: Sale makes strikeout history in Boston's win Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a tiebreaking home run in the top of the 10th inning as the visiting Boston Red Sox overcame blowing a five-run lead to beat the Cleveland Indians 7-6 Tuesday night. After the Indians tied the score on Francisco Lindor's RBI double in the bottom of the ninth, Bradley's one-out homer off Nick Wittgren (4-1) in the 10th restored the Red Sox's lead.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Friday, July 26th, 2019

Bogaerts later added a solo shot and had four hits, and Rafael Devers and Sandy Leon also hit homers as the Red Sox set a single-game franchise record for scoring against the Yankees. Boston slugged 10 doubles among its 23 hits on its way to beating New York for just the second time in eight meetings this season. Athletics: Felix advances in first race in 13 months on time qualifier A humble Allyson Felix returned to racing for the first time in 13 months on Thursday and made the semi-finals of the 400 meters on a time qualifier at the U.S. national championships.

Celtics’ Enes Kanter ‘excited’ to watch Red Sox, ‘see what baseball is all about’

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

Enes Kanter officially became a member of the Boston Celtics on Wednesday, and he wasted no time winning over the fans. First, Kanter trolled ex-Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving with a hilarious comment during he and Kemba Walker's introductory press conference Wednesday at the Auerbach Center. Don't be surprised to see Kanter watching the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park sometime soon.

ESPY nominees 2019: These Boston teams, athletes are among award finalists

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

In fact, two Boston clubs, the New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox, are among the nominees for the "Best Team" award. The Red Sox won 108 games and the World Series last year, while the Patriots won Super Bowl LIII for their sixth championship since 2000. Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts, who won the American League MVP award in 2018, is a nominee in the "Best Male Athlete" and "Best MLB Player" categories.

Red Sox’s Mookie Betts, Andrew Benintendi nominated for ESPY awards

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

Red Sox's Mookie Betts, Andrew Benintendi nominated for ESPY awards originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Mookie Betts and Andrew Benintendi will be the Boston Red Sox's representatives at this year's ESPY Awards. The 2018 World Series champion outfielders have been named finalists to take home even more hardware when the ESPYs take place on July 10. Betts was nominated for both Best Male Athlete and Best MLB Player.

Tom Brady is Boston’s fifth highest-paid athlete, per 2019 Forbes list

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Tom Brady is Boston's fifth highest-paid athlete, per 2019 Forbes list originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com An athlete's salary doesn't always correlate to his or her success. Just ask Tom Brady. Forbes published its 2019 ranking of the world's 100 highest-paid athletes Tuesday, combining each player's "prize money, salaries and bonuses" earned between June 1, 2018 and June 1, 2019, with the money they earned in endorsements.

David Ortiz back in Boston after being shot in Dominican bar

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

David Ortiz was back in Boston on Monday night for medical care, a day after authorities said the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as Big Papi was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in his native Dominican Republic. Ortiz had been in stable condition in intensive care at a Santo Domingo hospital after doctors removed his gallbladder and part of his intestine, according to his spokesman, Leo Lopez. Ortiz is one of the most beloved figures in sports history in the Dominican Republic and Boston, a fearsome power hitter with a ready smile.

Red Sox legend David Ortiz recovering from gunshot wound in Dominican Republic

Monday, June 10th, 2019

Doctors removed David Ortiz's gallbladder and part of his intestine after the beloved former Boston Red Sox slugger known as Big Papi was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in his native Dominican Republic, a spokesman said Monday. Leo Lopez said that the retired athlete's liver was also damaged and that he was in stable condition in intensive care. He said Ortiz will be flown to Boston once his condition improves.

Bruins hoping to win Stanley Cup, join Boston’s title parade

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

BOSTON (AP) — It's been more than three months since the last championship parade in Boston, and the city is getting antsy.