Mike Gillislee has been slowed by a hamstring injury since a fast start and is one of several Patriots likely to be held out of Saturday's game.
In this week's mailbag, answers to questions about how to fill a hole at defensive end and whether Kony Ealy is a good fit for the Patriots.
On Friday, with one swing of the bat, Mitch Moreland might have sealed the fates of the two teams battling for the division crown.
Pinch-hitter Mitch Moreland hit a two-run single in Boston's four-run seventh inning and the Red Sox rallied to beat the New York Yankees 9-6 on Friday night.
An in-depth examination of all 31 NHL prospect groups -- including each team's top 10 and their impact this season -- shows that the Flyers could soon be back among the East's top contenders.
Mookie Betts lined a two-run double off the left-field wall with two outs in the ninth inning, capping a three-run rally that lifted the Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night.
Who are the top rookie-eligible players heading into the 2017-18 NHL season? An American-born Coyote and Canadian-born Islander both make the top 3. We rank them 1-100 here, plus the top 20 goalie prospects.
Xander Bogaerts had three hits, Hanley Ramirez, Sandy Leon and Jackie Bradley Jr. all added two RBI and the Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Cardinals 10-4 on Tuesday night.
Which NHL team has the best batch of rookie-eligible talent heading into the 2017-18 season? Here are the rankings from 1 to 31, wherein it appears that the hockey future is always sunny in Philadelphia.
Edwin Encarnacion homered twice to help the AL Central-leading Cleveland Indians earn their fourth straight victory, 7-3 over the East-leading Boston Red Sox on Monday night.
At Patriots camp on Monday, Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy didn't hesitate when asked who would be his No. 1 pick to lace up the skates.
Rafael Devers hit a stunning homer off Aroldis Chapman to tie the game in the ninth inning, and fellow Red Sox rookie Andrew Benintendi singled home the go-ahead run in the 10th as Boston beat the New York Yankees 3-2 on Sunday night.
Rookie Andrew Benintendi rocketed a pair of three-run homers off All-Star Luis Severino and the Boston Red Sox bounced back from a tough loss, roughing up the New York Yankees 10-5 Saturday.
Aaron Hicks awoke a dormant offense with a two-run homer that sparked a five-run eighth inning, then threw out a runner at third in the ninth inning, and the New York Yankees rallied to beat the Red Sox 5-4 on Friday night.
Eduardo Nunez chased Jake Odorizzi when he lined a single off the pitcher's foot, starting a five-run fifth inning for the Red Sox in an 8-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night that extended Boston's winning streak to a season-high eight.