#SportsReport: BoSox Outlast Birds, Catch Yanks


The Boston Red Sox are behind in a practical tie with a New York Yankees for initial place in a American League East after outlasting a Orioles in a opener of a array in Baltimore.

Brock Holt and Jackie Bradley Jr. carried scapegoat flies in a 12th inning to give a Bosox a 2-0 win over a Birds. Rafael Devers doubled in a 12th to put runners on second and third before Mychal Givens strike Eduardo Nunez to bucket a bases with nobody out.

Boston’s bullpen authorised only one strike while distinguished out 9 over 5 1/3 innings after Steven Wright sparse 4 hits.

Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts was 1-for-5 only hours after entrance off a infirm list. Betts was streamer a majors with a .359 batting average, a .437 on-base commission and a .750 slugging normal before blank 14 true games with an abdominal strain. The array continues tonight during 7:05 p.m.

In Monday’s other vital joining action:

Nelson Cruz homered twice and a Mariners regained solitary possession of a AL West lead by downing a Angels, 5-3. Ryon Healy’s two-run blast put a Mariners brazen 5-2 in a fourth inning. Angels outfielder Mike Trout sandwiched a span of solo shots around Albert Pujols’ 624th career home run.

Cleveland’s 4-0 shutout of a White Sox puts a AL Central leaders 5 ½ games brazen of a Tigers. Carlos Carrasco struck out 11 and singular Chicago to dual hits over 7 innings. Yan Gomes supposing a two-run double and Michael Brantley belted a solo homer in a Indians’ fifth feat in 6 games.

Jake Bauer’s initial large joining home run put a Rays brazen to stay in a fourth inning of an 8-4 thumping of a Blue Jays. The two-run blast off Sam Gaviglia after Matt Duffy’s singular erased a 4-3 Toronto lead. Winning pitcher Ryan Yarbrough gave adult 4 runs over 6 frames after entering a diversion streamer a majors with 44 service innings.

The Cubs took over initial place in a NL Central by scoring 5 times in a 11th to flog a Brewers, 7-2. Anthony Rizzo unfastened a diversion with a solo blast and Jason Heyward capped Chicago’s 11th-inning convene with a two-run double after his RBI singular curled a measure in a eighth. The Brewers are a half-game behind Chicago after wasting homers by Eric Kratz and Jonathan Villar.

The Cardinals were 5-2 winners over a Padres behind home runs by Jose Martinez, Marcell Ozuna and Jedd Gyorko. Martinez and Ozuna strike two-run shots to put a Redbirds brazen 4-1 in a fifth. Jack Flaherty was pointy over 6 1/3 innings, permitting a run and 4 hits as St. Louis stayed 2 ½ games behind a NL Central-leading Cubs.

The Diamondbacks scored 9 times over their final dual at-bats to spin a 5-0 necessity into a 9-5 win opposite a Pirates. Jake Lamb tied it with a three-run blast in a seventh before Arizona scored twice on furious pitches in a four-run eighth. Daniel Descalso laced a two-run triple for a DBacks, who now gait a NL West by 3 games over a Dodgers following their fourth true win.

J.T. Realmuto slammed a tiebreaking, two-run homer in a seventh inning to send a Marlins past a Giants, 7-5. The Giants led 5-4 until Brian Anderson delivered an RBI double and scored on Realmuto’s seventh home run of a season. Giants ace Madison Bumgarner was carried in a sixth inning and ejected for arguing with image referee Jeremie Rehak while streamer to a dugout.

The Yankees had a night off, and will horde a Nationals Tuesday during 7:05 p.m.

The Mets took a dusk off and trafficked to Georgia to flog off a dual diversion array opposite a Braves Tuesday during 7:30 p.m.

Elsewhere in a majors:

The Brewers have backed initial baseman Eric Thames, who had been on a 10-day infirm list after ripping a vinculum in his left ride on Apr 25. Jesus Aguilar has played good during initial in Thames’ absence, attack .290 with 11 homers and 37 RBIs. The Brewers done register space by optioning right-hander Brandon Woodruff to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Orioles left-hander Zach Britton has been activated from a infirm list, 6 months after undergoing medicine to correct a ruptured Achilles tendon. Britton done a AL All-Star group in 2016, when he converted all 47 of his save opportunities and gathered a 0.54 ERA in 69 appearances. He is scheduled to turn a giveaway representative this tumble and could be among several players dealt by a Orioles before a summer trade deadlines.

The Rays have removed 22-year-old shortstop awaiting Willy Adames (ah-DAH’-mehs) from Triple-A Durham after fixation infielder Daniel Robertson on a 10-day infirm list with a stretched left hamstring. Adames played 3 games final month with Tampa Bay and strike his initial vital joining homer off Boston ace Chris Sale in his entrance on May 22. The ballclub also announced that Chris Archer will not representation in a unnatural diversion on Tuesday, as designed as he continues to redeem from an abdominal strain.

The Cardinals have purchased a agreement of 26-year-old right-hander Daniel Poncedeleon from Triple-A Memphis. Poncedeleon was 5-2 with a Pacific Coast League-leading 2.41 ERA in 12 games, winning any of his final 4 decisions and distinguished out 71 over 59 2/3 innings. The graduation comes 13 months given a line expostulate struck Poncedeleon in a right church during a game, fracturing his skull and formulating draining from his brain.

The Supreme Court is withdrawal in place a justice preference dismissing a lawsuit filed opposite a Cubs by a owners of rooftop clubs adjacent to Wrigley Field. Skybox on Sheffield and Lakeview Baseball Club sued a Cubs in 2015, arguing in partial that a right-field video house a group was adding would retard their views of a ballpark and violate terms of a 2004 revenue-sharing agreement. Judge Virginia Kendall pronounced a house was authorised given a agreement authorised “any enlargement of Wrigley Field authorized by bureaucratic authorities.”


The Detroit Pistons have found their subsequent conduct coach.

Dwane Casey has supposed a five-year agreement with a Pistons, one month after he was let go by a Toronto Raptors. Casey was 320-238 in 7 seasons with a Raptors, winning 4 Atlantic Division titles and advancing to a playoffs any of a final 5 years. But a group was separated from a Eastern Conference playoffs by a Cleveland Cavaliers a final 3 seasons, including a four-game brush by a Cavs final month.

Casey supposed a five-year agreement to reinstate Stan Van Gundy, who was dismissed after a Pistons missed a playoffs for a eighth time in 9 seasons.

Checking out other NBA news:

Warriors ubiquitous manager Bob Myers expects no difficulty re-signing Kevin Durant, observant he’s prepared to give a All-Star brazen “whatever he wants.” Durant could pointer for as prolonged as 4 years and about $160 million, nonetheless Myers says he’d adore to have him 10 years. Myers also anticipates quick negotiations with conduct manager Steve Kerr, who has led to a group to 3 NBA championships during his 4 seasons during a helm.


Atlanta Falcons ubiquitous manager Thomas Dimitroff says a group has been sensitive that receiver Julio Jones will not be benefaction when a three-day minicamp opens on Tuesday.

The Falcons released a matter in that Dimitroff described a agreement conditions with one of their tip playmakers as “not ideal.”

Jones still has 3 seasons remaining on his five-year, $71.3 million understanding with $47 million in guaranteed money. However, his normal income now ranks behind several wideouts.


Former Clemson quarterback and rarely touted partisan Hunter Johnson is transferring to Northwestern and will have 3 years of eligibility remaining once he sits out a arriving season.

Johnson played in 7 games final deteriorate and finished 77.8 percent of his passes for 234 yards and dual touchdowns. Stuck between returning starter Kelly Bryant and heralded 2018 partisan Trevor Lawrence, Johnson motionless to send after open practice.


New Jersey has turn a second state to concede sports betting given a Supreme Court preference privileged a approach for such gambling.

Gov. Phil Murphy sealed a check 4 days after a Democrat-led Legislature sent him a legislation. The user of Monmouth Park Racetrack says Murphy will place a initial gamble on Thursday.

Three weeks ago, New Jersey prevailed in a Supreme Court box that struck down a sovereign law tying sports betting to only 4 states.

Delaware was a initial state to concede sports betting given a Supreme Court decision.


The Boston Bruins contend former NHL brazen Johnny “Pie” McKenzie died Saturday during age 80.

McKenzie won dual Stanley Cups while personification with a Bruins from 1965-72, providing 169 goals and 396 points with 710 chastisement mins in 454 games. His time in Boston followed stops with a Blackhawks, Red Wings and Rangers.

McKenzie was among a initial players to burst from a NHL to a opposition WHA in a summer of ’72, signing as player/head manager with a Philadelphia Blazers. He scored 369 goals and 887 points in 1,169 NHL and WHA games, including 206 goals and 474 points in 692 NHL games.

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