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Ortiz Home Run Helps Red Sox End Losing Streak

David Ortiz's three-run home run helped the Boston Red Sox end a five-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday.

Win Streak Halted At 11 Games As PawSox Fall To RailRiders Video included

Scranton starter Bryan Mitchell tossed seven dominating innings and combined with two relievers on a five-hitter as the RailRiders halted the Pawtucket Red Sox' franchise-record winning streak at 11 games with a 3-1 win Sunday afternoon at PNC Field in the third of a four-game series.

Julian Edelman Confident At Patriots Camp After Strong 2013 Video included

Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman had a career year in 2013, tallying up over 1,000 yards receiving and becoming Tom Brady's new go-to guy. Now in 2014, Edelman is even more confident in his abilities at Patriots Training Camp.

Red Sox Shut Out By Rays In Fifth Straight Loss

Ben Zobrist homered, Matt Joyce and Kevin Kiermaier each had an RBI single, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the skidding Boston Red Sox 3-0 Saturday night for their ninth consecutive victory.

PawSox Beat RailRiders To Extend Franchise Record Win Streak To 11

Pawtucket shortstop Deven Marrero went 4-for-4 with three RBI and after allowing five early runs the pitching staff shutout Scranton/Wilkes-Barre for the final seven innings as the PawSox increased their franchise-record winning streak to 11 games with an 8-5 win over the RailRiders Saturday night at PNC Field in the second of a four-game series. 

Irish Shortstop Liam Shier Plays In Rhode Island Video included

The Slocum Baseball Club had a special player join the squad on Saturday. Liam Shier is from Ireland and played some shortstop at Lischio Field. He's visiting as part of Baseball United Foundation's Player Exchange Program. He'll have one more stop before he goes back across the Atlantic: Yankee Stadium.

Reports: Boston College Offers Basketball Scholarship To Hendricken's Justin Mazzulla Video included

According to multiple reports this week, Hendricken sophomore guard Justin Mazzulla has been offered a scholarship to play basketball at Boston College, starting in the fall of 2017. The 6'2'' Mazzulla helping the Hawks to a state title in 2014 and is the younger brother of West Virginia's Joe Mazzulla.

Former Brown University Player James Develin Carries Work Ethic From College To Pros With Patriots Video included

The New England Patriots continuing Training Camp Saturday, practicing in full pads for the first time. FB James Develin is looking to hold his spot on the team again. The former Brown University player says he takes a lot of the things he learned in college with him to the practice field in Foxboro every day.

Red Sox Trade Jake Peavy To San Francisco, Giants Send Prospects Escobar & Hembree In Return

A person with knowledge of the trade says the San Francisco Giants are working to finalize the acquisition of right-hander Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox for a pair of minor league pitchers. Details were still being worked out Saturday, and the person spoke on condition of anonymity because neither side had announced the swap. San Francisco will send right-hander Heath Hembree and lefty Edwin Escobar to the World Series champion Red Sox.

PawSox Set Franchise Record with 10th Straight Win Video included

Pawtucket sent 13 batters to the plate and scored eight two-out runs in the fourth while starter Anthony Ranaudo tossed six shutout innings to become the IL’s first 12-game winner as the PawSox set a franchise record by recording their tenth-straight victory, a 10-2 win over the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Friday night.

Gronk Says He Won't Change Approach to His Game Despite Knee Surgery Video included

Ken Bellkbell@abc6.comPatriots Tight end Rob Gronkowski said he won't change the way he plays games as he comes back from knee surgery.

Matt Pelletier and Marie Davenport Win Blessing of the Fleet in Narragansett Video included

Nearly 4,000 runners tackled the 43rd annual Blessing of the Fleet ten-mile road race in Narragansett. Matt Pelletier of West Greenwich was the men's winner while former PC star Marie Davenport won the women's.

Gronkowski "Smashin' & Dashin'" His Way Back From Injury, Revis Says He Is In Best Shape Of His Career At Patriots Training Camp Video included

Rob Gronkowski is going through light activities at the New England Patriots training camp. The star tight end ran short routes, caught passes and jogged back to the line of scrimmage during the team's second day of practice.

Cumberland Beats Cranston Western in Dramatic Fashion to Win State Little League Championship Video included

Cumberland American rallied to beat Cranston American 8 to 7 with a dramatic ending in the State Little League Championship game in Bristol.

Pats Open Camp and Vince Wilfork and Tom Brady Grateful to Be There Video included

The Patriots opened training camp with Vince Wilfork going full speed, coming off the surgery on his achilles tendon.  Teammate Tom Brady knows the importance of each camp as he prepares to celebrate his 37th birthday on August 3rd.

Patriots Training Camp Opens as Tom Brady Begins 15th Season Video included

 Tom Brady is starting his 15th NFL training camp and still feels there's room for improvement. He says the goal is to get better whether a player is the newest one on the team or the oldest. Brady will be 37 on Aug. 3 and is the oldest New England Patriots player by more than three years.

Red Sox Shutout by Blue Jays in Losing Their Third Straight Game

arcus Stroman and two relievers combined on a one-hitter, Juan Francisco drove in four runs and came within a double of the cycle and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 8-0 on Thursday.

Elmwood Senior League Girls Headed for Third Straight East Regional in Worcester Video included

For a third straight year, the Elmwood Senior League girls will represent Rhode Island at the East Regional in Worcester. The 13 to 16 year old girls have been raising money for the trip which begins on Friday. Games start on Sunday in Worcester.

Coventry Beats Portsmouth in State Little League Elimination Game Video included

Coventry American used the long ball to beat Portsmouth in the State Little League elimination game in Bristol. Coventry blasted 7-home runs to beat Portsmouth 12 to 0 in a game halted in the 4th because of the 10-run rule.

Yankees Sweep Red With Walk Off Pop Up

 Jacoby Ellsbury got four hits and scored the winning run in the ninth inning on Brian McCann's pop-fly single that dropped among three Cincinnati Reds in shallow right field, giving the New York Yankees a 3-2 victory Sunday.

East Greenwich Native Jill Craybas Talks About Retiring from Women's Tennis Video included

East Greenwich native Jill Craybas joined three Tennis Hall of Famers on Sunday for an exhibition on center court. Craybas played with Monica Seles, Tracy Austin, and Gigi Fernandez in a special match before the men's final.

Lleyton Hewitt Beats Ivo Karlovic To Win Tennis Hall Of Fame Championship Final Video included

Australian Lleyton Hewitt won in his third time in the final match at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, beating second-seeded Ivo Karlovic of Croatia 6-3, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (3) on Sunday.

Marrero Leads Explosive PawSox Offense To Series Split With Mud Hens Video included

The Pawtucket offense collected its most hits in a game in over 15 years highlighted by a four-hit, six-RBI night from shortstop Deven Marrero as the PawSox drubbed the Toledo Mud Hens, 13-6, Sunday night at Fifth Third Field to head into the All-Star break with a split in the four-game series.

Yankees Beat Indians on Ellsbury's Two Run Homer in the 14th

Ellsbury's homer in 14th gives Yankees 5-4 win CLEVELAND (AP) _ Jacoby Ellsbury's two-out homer in the 14th inning gave the New York Yankees a 5-4 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night. Ellsbury hit his sixth home run of the season on an 0-2 pitch from Vinnie Pestano (0-1). Chase Whitley (4-2) pitched two scoreless innings. David Robertson recorded his 22nd save, retiring All-Star Michael Brantley on a long fly ball to left with a runner on second to end the game. Before t...

Bobby Leopold Wins His Second RI Amateur Championship Video included

Bobby Leopold of Wannamoisett Country Club claimed his second Rhode Island Amateur Championships by defeating Metacomet's Andrew Fiorenzano, 4 and 2. Leopold won his first title in 2009, and now adds a second with a fine week of play at Montaup in Portsmouth.

Report: Bryce Cotton Agrees To Two-Year Deal With San Antonio Spurs Video included

Former Providence guard has reportedly agreed to a new two–year deal with the San Antonio Spurs. RealGM.com was first to report the news about Cotton.

CVS Caremark & Boston Red Sox Honor Veterans With Baseball Camp Experience At Fenway Video included

To honor our nation’s heroes and recognize them for their service to our country, CVS Caremark and the Boston Red Sox today teamed up to provide veterans of all abilities from across New England with a once-in-a-lifetime experience – a batting practice and baseball skills camp at America’s most beloved ballpark, Fenway Park.

Bulls Avoid Sweep By Snapping PawSox Win Streak Video included

The Durham Bulls scored four runs in the top of the first inning against Pawtucket starter Rubby De La Rosa and held on despite two home runs from Corey Brown to snap the PawSox’ six-game winning streak, 5-3, Tuesday night in front of 8,254 fans at McCoy Stadium to salvage a win in the four-game series. 

Boston Celtics Introduce Draft Picks Marcus Smart & James Young Video included

The Boston Celtics introducing 2014 draft picks Marcus Smart and James Young to the media today in Waltham, Mass. ABC6 Sports Reporter Nick Coit had a chance to talk one-on-one with Smart.

West Tops East In High School Football All-Star Game Video included

The West beating the East at Cranston Stadium Saturday in the Rhode Island High School Football All-Star Game, 27-17.

Kadeem Batts Joining Orlando Magic Summer League Team, Bryce Cotton Drawing Heavy Interest Video included

Former Providence forward Kadeem Batts confirming to ABC6 this afternoon he's joining the Orlando Magic summer league team.

Former Providence guard Bryce Cotton also going undrafted Thursday, but a source says he had been considered in the second round by four or five teams. Instead, Cotton is now drawing heavy free agent interest, and a source says he's expected to join an NBA team soon.

Report: Billy Baron To Join Chicago Bulls Summer League Team

A report by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports Friday saying former Hendricken Hawks and Canisius College guard Billy Baron will join the Chicago Bulls summer league team and play in Las Vegas this summer. Baron going undrafted last night after two rounds of the NBA Draft, but reportedly drew heavy free agent interest. The East Greenwich native was fourth in the nation in scoring this past college season, averaging 24.1 points per game.

Lowell Spinners Retire Ryan Westmoreland's No. 25 Video included

The Lowell Spinners, Single-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, honoring Portsmouth's Ryan Westmoreland on Wednesday night by retiring his number 25.

New England Revolution Wins US Open Cup Game At Brown University Video included

Saer Sene and Kelyn Rowe scored first-half goals to lead the New England Revolution to a 2-1 win over the Rochester Rhinos (USL PRO) tonight at Brown University’s Stevenson Field in the teams’ fifth-round match in the 2014 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.

Kadeem Batts Working Toward Making NBA Dream A Reality Video included

The NBA Draft is Thursday night, and the next few days will determine the basketball future of Providence's Kadeem Batts. The four-year Friar has worked out for Charlotte, Chicago, Orlando, and Boston, and stopped by the ABC6 Studios to chat about his experiences.

Stricker & Van Pelt Repeat As CVS Caremark Charity Classic Champions Video included

PGA TOUR stars Steve Stricker and Bo Van Pelt became the first team in tournament history to successfully defend their CVS Caremark Charity Classic title. Stricker and Van Pelt earned the back-to-back wins in a close battle that left them sitting one stroke ahead of second place finishers, Peter Jacobsen and current FedExCup standings leader Jimmy Walker.

Defending Champions Van Pelt/Stricker Tied For Lead After Day One Of CVS Caremark Charity Classic Video included

After Day 1 of the CVS Caremark Charity Classic in Barrington, defending champions Bo Van Pelt and Steve Stricker are tied for the lead at -9. FedEx Cup points leader Jimmy Walker and Peter Jacobsen are also at -9 after 18 holes.

Rhode Island Special Olympians Return from USA Games with Plenty of Medals Video included

Rhode Island's 61 athletes made a triumphant return following the week long Special Olympics USA Games in New Jersey. The local athletes came home with 13 gold medals, 12 silver, and 5 bronze.

Hendricken Beats LaSalle for Threepeat, East Providence Sweeps North Smithfield for First State Baseball Title Video included

The Hendricken Hawks shutout LaSalle, 6-0 to sweep their best of three state Division I title series at McCoy Stadium. The win gives the Hawks a threepeat. John Toppa was the MVP.


Hendricken Beats LaSalle in Walk Off Win to Open State Division I Championship Series Video included

Hendricken and LaSalle played an extra innings thriller in game one of the best of three State Division I Championships Series at McCoy.

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