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HAVERHILL — Haverhill stranded 12 men on base, including eight in scoring position, in dropping a 6-0 decision to Middleton-Peabody last night at Haverhill Stadium. Zach D'Urso pitched well in defeat, allowing 3 earned runs, while striking out seven with no walks in six innings of work.

Defense travels, as the old saying goes. But it apparently got lost in the luggage carousel when the Boston Celtics entered the NBA's Orlando bubble.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Austin Meadows got two hits after missing the first 10 games of the season with the coronavirus and the Tampa Bay Rays stopped their losing streak at five, beating the Boston Red Sox 5-1 on Tuesday night.

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 34 points, Jaylen Brown added 30 points and the Boston Celtics built a big early lead, then held on for a 128-124 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday.

NEW YORK — Aaron Judge homered twice and drove in five runs, connecting for the fifth straight game and breaking an eighth-inning tie with a tape-measure shot that powered the New York Yankees past the Boston Red Sox 9-7 on Sunday night for their sixth consecutive victory.

ROCHESTER, N.H. — Sean Callahan pitched a masterpiece Saturday to help the Kingston Night Owls hand the Northeast Tides their first loss of the season, 2-0, in North Shore Baseball League action.

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NEW YORK — Christian Vázquez is giving the Boston Red Sox everything they could ever hope for behind the plate.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The sporting world has been significantly slowed down by precautions surrounding COVID-19, but that did not stop Merrimack College men's lacrosse alum Scott Corcoran '16 from bringing home some hardware.

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NEW YORK — After nearly a month at Fenway Park, the Boston Red Sox needed a change of scenery. Even if it meant facing Jacob deGrom.

NEW YORK — Christian Vázquez hit a tying home run off Seth Lugo in the seventh inning and a two-run single against Justin Wilson in a three-run eighth, rallying the Boston Red Sox over the Mets 6-5 Wednesday night when New York’s bullpen could not hold a lead for two-time Cy Young Award winn…

BOSTON (AP) — J.D. Davis banged a two-run homer off the Pesky Pole, and left-hander David Peterson pitched 5 2/3 innings to win his major league debut and lead the New York Mets to an 8-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.

LAKE BUENA VISTA, (AP) — Sergio Santos scored in the 63rd minute and the Philadelphia Union overcame a quiet first half to advance to the quarterfinals of the MLS is Back tournament with a 1-0 victory over the New England Revolution on Saturday night.

WASHINGTON _ After a weekend golfing at his New Jersey course, President Donald J. Trump backtracked on his announcement that he would throw out the first pitch at Yankee Stadium on Aug. 15. Trump cited his focus on the coronavirus pandemic and economy as the reason for his reversal, which c…

The minute word leaked that the designated hitter was coming to the National League this season, fans and front offices alike began pinpointing the perfect candidates.


As a pitcher, there is no question about it.

NORTH ANDOVER — Merrimack College named Kelly Morrone as the next head coach of the Warriors' women's basketball program on Thursday.


Rising senior Sydney Emerson had a little problem when she began her high school career as a freshman at Salem High School.

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