BOSTON (AP) - Brock Holt hit a tiebreaking triple in the seventh inning and scored on Jonathan Herrera's suicide squeeze, lifting the Boston Red Sox over the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 today. David Ortiz had a solo homer and two hits for the Red Sox, who have won three of four.
BOSTON (AP) - Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino went 0 for 3 in his first rehab game at Triple-A Pawtucket today. Victorino has yet to play in the big leagues so far this season due to a strained right hamstring.
BOSTON (AP) - The Bruins had the NHL's best regular season, but they find themselves down a game in their first-round Stanley Cup playoff series with Detroit following last night's 1-0 loss in Game 1 at TD Garden. Pavel Datsyuk scored at 16:59 of the third period to give the Red Wings the edge. The Bruins won the Presidents' Trophy for the best record in the regular season but were locked in a tight game in which neither team had many solid scoring opportunities.
BOSTON (AP) - The Bruins and Red Wings head into tomorrow's second playoff game hoping for more room to skate. Bruins center David Krejci says his team needs to hold on to the puck more and make confident plays rather than dump it in and chase after it.
NEW YORK (AP) - Boston forward Milan Lucic has been fined $5,000 by the NHL for spearing Detroit defenseman Danny DeKeyser during the second period of last night's opening playoff game. No penalty was called on the play. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.
NEW YORK (AP) - The NBA's regular season may be over, but the Celtics suffered another loss this week when the Jazz were given a tiebreaker for a better pick in the NBA draft. Both teams finished with 25-57 records. The Jazz will now be slotted fourth in the lottery, with a 10.4 percent chance at the Number 1 pick, while the Celtics will have a 10.3 percent chance. If they or no teams behind them move up, Utah will pick 4th and Boston at Number 5.
BOSTON (AP) - David Ortiz plans to visit the Boston Marathon finish line Monday after the Red Sox are done with their Patriots' Day game against Baltimore. Ortiz says he loves to visit Boylston Street to see the marathon wrap up. Boston plays the Orioles on Monday in its traditional 11 a.m. Patriots' Day start.
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick says the decision to lock down much of greater Boston during the search for the surviving suspect in the marathon bombing was a "tough call" but one he's glad that was made.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -Monday's Boston Marathon will be the 200th race since January 1, 2013 for Australian Trent Morrow. The Guinness World Record holder for most marathons in a year prepared by finishing the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon today in 5 hours, 17 minutes and 16 seconds.
TODAY'S NEW ENGLAND SPORTS SCHEDULE:
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER:
New England at Chicago, 4 p.m.
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