Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer
The Celtics waived 2017 second-round pick Kadeem Allen on Sunday. Allen played on a two-way deal with the Celtics last season.
- Yankees' Boone says Red Sox 'win every day'
- Red Sox put Rodriguez on DL with ankle sprain
- Rodriguez exits Red Sox start with ankle sprain
- Despite catch rule change, refs defend rulings
Xander Bogaerts homered in his first at-bat a day after hitting a walk-off grand slam and drove in two runs, leading the Boston Red Sox past the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 on Sunday to enter the All-Star break with their best record since 1949.
Yankees manager Aaron Boone has noticed that the Red Sox seem to "win every day," but he's focused on his team.
Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer
Aaron Boone was asked today if he does any scoreboard watching of the Red Sox. He pauses then smiles: "I see they win every day." He adds that he isn't worried about keeping an eye on Boston at this point; as he said, "it's July." "I'm worried about us going out playing our best."
Red Sox pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez was placed on the disabled list on Sunday with a right ankle sprain.
Xander Bogaerts hit a game-ending grand slam with one out in 10th inning, and J.D. Martinez hit his major league-leading 29th homer to carry the Boston Red Sox to a 6-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday.
Red Sox pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez left Saturday's game against Toronto after suffering a sprained right ankle injury while making a play at first base.
Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer
The following from ESPN Stats & Information helps illustrate just how close the race between the Yankees and Red Sox has been, not to mention how well they've both played overall. According to Stats & Info, tonight marked the 75th time this season the Yanks and Sox have played on the same day ... But this was only the sixth time this season both lost on the same day.
Kevin Pillar had four hits and Justin Smoak had three, including a pair of homers, and they drove in four runs apiece on Friday night to help the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Red Sox 13-7 and snap Boston's 10-game winning streak.
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
Mookie Betts is amazing, a gift from the baseball gods to fans. He's 3-for-3 with two triples so far and is slashing an unbelievable .358/.446/.700. Those are Ted Williams numbers and Williams didn't face too many 98-mph heaters in his day.
Some veteran NFL referees don't see the revamped catch rule as a big change for games because they believe they've already been calling catches the new way.
"Uncle Drew," the movie starring Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving, is being considered a hit, doing $33.4 million at the U.S. box office two weeks after its release in theaters.
Red Sox outfielder Andrew Benintendi will be out a minimum of three games after he was placed on the bereavement list Friday.
Buster breaks down Thursday's action, including Albert Pujols' big night and yet another grand slam by the Red Sox.
Spoiler alert: Bank on (who else?) the Patriots winning their 16th division crown in 19 years. But will the Bills make it back to the playoffs?
A look at how much adding Manny Machado would mean to contenders, where today's managers rank all-time and a Q&A with Braves All-Star Mike Foltynewicz.