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The Los Angeles Chargers on Saturday elevated Joe Gaziano from the practice squad to the active roster, and the Scituate, Mass. native had the most wholesome reaction when the team shared the news on Twitter. “Things you like to see,” he wrote in a tweet, sharing the Chargers’ official post. Gaziano, who attended Xaverian Brothers …

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Last weekend, Connor Seabold was the saving grace for a Red Sox rotation that was struggling through a COVID-19 outbreak. On Saturday, he was a steady anchor for the WooSox in a shutout victory. Seabold, who was optioned back to Triple-A Worcester shortly after his major league debut, returned to the rotation for Triple-A Worcester …

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Jeter Downs is finishing the season strong. Downs, who joined the organization in 2020 as part of the Mookie Betts trade, began his first full year in the system ranked pretty high on some evaluator’s boards. In February, ESPN’s Kiley McDaniel had him as the No. 42 prospect across Major League Baseball and estimated he …

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There’s a few more weeks before David Pastrnak represents New England on the ice, but he was on the sidelines at Gillette Stadium on Saturday to support another local team in the midst of a spectacular season. The Bruins winger was on hand as the New England Revolution played to a 1-1 draw against the …

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It’s simple math. Over this last stretch of the regular season, the Boston Red Sox must win enough games to edge the New York Yankees and Toronto Blue Jays in the race for the American League’s top Wild Card position. They again controlled what they could Saturday against the Baltimore Orioles, winning 9-3 for their …

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The Bruins opened their first Prospects Challenge in two years with a victory. Boston prospects — ranging from experienced veterans to 2021 draft picks — on Saturday came away with a 5-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres prospects in New York. Things were tied 1-1 after the opening frame, then Boston went up with a …

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Xander Bogaerts wasn’t immune to the COVID-19 outbreak that spread through the Red Sox clubhouse over the past few weeks. But now that the All-Star shortstop is on the other side of things, having returned to the team Sept. 10, he’s picking up even better than where he left off. Bogaerts was in a pretty …

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Now that he has returned from the COVID-19 related injured list, Xander Bogaerts has his eye on the postseason. And the Red Sox shortstop is putting the pressure on himself to make sure his team gets there. Too much pressure can be a bad thing — but Bogaerts has it under control. In fact, that’s …

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Manager Alex Cora insinuated earlier in the week that they would be getting creative with the use of the pitching staff. That included using starters out of the bullpen, which is what happened on Saturday as the Red Sox defeated the Orioles 9-3. With starter Nick Pivetta going 3 2/3 innings and giving up three …

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The Boston Red Sox on Saturday managed another dominant win against the Baltimore Orioles, this time by a score of 9-3. That’s good enough for Boston to take the three-game series, with the final game of the set on Sunday. With the victory, the Red Sox improve to 85-65 while the Orioles fall to 47-101. …

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