J.D. Martinez hit two home runs, including a tiebreaking, two-run drive in the eighth inning, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-4 Saturday night for a doubleheader sweep.
The Pawtucket Red Sox scored two eighth-inning runs and received a stout performance from the bullpen all night, as the PawSox downed the Indianapolis Indians, 3-2, on Saturday at Victory Field.
The teams waited as long as they could in Bristol, CT Saturday, but after an afternoon of rain, the New England Championship game for Little League baseball was postponed. The local kids from Coventry & Pittsfield, MA will now play Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m. for the regional title & a trip to the Little League World Series in Williamsport.
Down 5-0 entering the bottom of the sixth inning, the Coventry Little League baseball team scoring six runs against Goffstown, NH, to walk off to a 6-5 victory and stay alive in the New England Regional tournament. Tommy Turner's RBI single was the game-winner for the local kids, who will now face Pittsfield, MA, Saturday at 1:00 p.m. in the New England Championship game. The winner will advance to Williamsport & the Little League World Series.
Xander Bogaerts and Andrew Benintendi each hit three-run homers, Brock Holt connected in a six-run sixth inning and the Boston Red Sox overpowered the Baltimore Orioles 19-12 on Friday night.
Josh D. Smith made an effective spot start for the Pawtucket Red Sox against the organization that drafted him, as the PawSox edged the Indianapolis Indians, 3-2, on Friday night at Victory Field.
The offense for Barnstable, Mass was too much to handle for the local kids as Warwick Continental falls, 11-1, in the 9/10-Year-Old Little League New England Championship game. The game was played Friday night in Cranston.
Hoyer struggled against the Washington starters, but drove New England to a pair of second-half touchdowns, including Ralph Webb's 8-yard run for a score followed by the catch on a 2-point conversion that gave New England its first lead en route to a 26-17 victory in the exhibition season opener on Thursday night.
Mookie Betts homered in the ninth inning to complete his first career cycle during the Toronto Blue Jays' 8-5 win over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night.
Jantzen Witte recorded three hits, and the Pawtucket Red Sox utilized a three-run seventh inning to defeat the Louisville Bats, 6-2, and claim the rubber meeting of the three-game series Thursday night at Louisville Slugger Field.
Rafael Devers returned from the disabled list and hit a two-run home run, Brian Johnson pitched a season-high seven innings to win his second straight start and the Red Sox extended their winning streak to six games with a 10-5 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays 10-5 on Wednesday night.
Former All-Star second baseman Brandon Phillips cracked three doubles and recorded his first four-hit game in the Red Sox organization, and Chandler Shepherd struck out a career-high nine in his home state, but the Pawtucket Red Sox fell to the Louisville Bats, 6-5, on Wednesday night at Louisville Slugger Field.
At the Little League Baseball Eastern Regional Wednesday, Coventry suffering a setback in a 10-1 loss to Pittsfield, MA. Logan Lama driving in the lone run for the Rhode Islanders in the loss. Coventry will next play Friday at 1:00 p.m. in the tournament semifinal in Bristol, CT.
Gabrael Politelli & Jeremiah Murphy both driving in runs in the second inning to help lift Warwick Continental over East Lyme, CT Wednesday, 3-1. The local team moves to 3-0 in the 9/10-year-old Little League Eastern Regional tournament in Cranston.
A new book recently released details the life of iconic boxer Rocky Marciano. "Unbeaten: Rocky Marciano's Fight for Perfection in a Crooked World" is written by former Providence Journal writer Mike Stanton. In the book, Stanton uncovers some tales with ties to Providence & Rhode Island, where Marciano fought many times throughout his legendary time in the ring. ABC6 Sports Director Nick Coit sat down with Stanton to talk about the new book.
Big Time Wrestling returns to McCoy Stadium for the third straight year Friday night. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. & the bell will ring at 8:00 p.m. This year's headliner is WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley. Local wrestler Teddy Goodz of Westport is also on the card again & stopped by the ABC6 studio Wednesday to talk about this year's event.
After two days off from camp, the Patriots returning to practice in Foxboro Tuesday. New England is now getting ready to open the preseason schedule Thursday at Gillette Stadium against the Washington Redskins. ABC6 Sports Reporter Ian Steele checks in on the Pats.
Veteran wide receiver Eric Decker speaking with the media for the first time in Foxboro Tuesday. The wide out was signed late last week by the Patriots and looks to add depth to the position for New England. ABC6 Sports Reporter Ian Steele has more from Gillette Stadium.
Pitching on his 31st birthday and against the organization that drafted him eight years ago, Pawtucket Red Sox starter Josh A. Smith delivered his best start of the season and propelled the PawSox to a 3-2 win over the Louisville Bats on Tuesday night at Louisville Slugger Field.
The New England Patriots have released receiver Malcolm Mitchell. The 2016 fourth-round draft pick played in 14 regular-season games as a rookie, catching 32 passes for 401 yards and four touchdowns. He caught six passes for 70 yards in the Super Bowl victory over Atlanta _ five of them in the fourth quarter as the Patriots rallied from a 25-point deficit to force overtime. But Mitchell, 25, spent all of last season on ...
Samme Fuentes led the way with three RBI, Logan Lama hit in two, and the Rhode Island state champions got a 10-0 run rule win in their second straight game in the New England Regional of the Little League World Series. Tuesday's matchup was called after five innings. Jake Mather threw the complete game shutout and helped his own cause with a 2-4 night at the plate. Coventry has Tuesday off and will play the winner of Massachusetts/Maine Wednesday at 8pm.
Andrew Benintendi's RBI single with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning capped Boston's rally from three runs down in the ninth against New York closer Aroldis Chapman, and the Red Sox completed a four-game sweep over the rival Yankees with a 5-4 victory on Sunday night. Boston opened a 9 1/2-game lead atop the AL East over the Yankees, who lost their season-high fifth straight. Boston (79-34) has won eight of nin...
In their first week in Triple-A, a pair of Red Sox prospects impressed for the Pawtucket Red Sox, who dropped their series finale to the Rochester Red Wings, 6-3, on Sunday afternoon at McCoy Stadium. Pawtucket first baseman Josh Ockimey mashed his second homer in three games since his promotion from Double-A Portland, where the 22-year old went deep 15 times. The Philadelphia native went 1-for-4, and his three-run shot traveled an estimated 412 feet and left the bat at 103 MPH. Si...
Coventry Little League pitcher Tommy Turner threw a perfect game in a shortened 10-0 win over Fairfield American (CT) in the opening game of the New England Regional in Bristol, CT. Turner looked to give up a double in the fourth inning, but the Connecticut runner didn't touch first base before running for second, getting called out upon a heads up throw. Coventry got the win by way of the 10 run mercy rule in Little League. The team plays Vermont at 1pm in Bristo...
Tom Brady turning 41 Friday and the fans at Training Camp in Foxboro were well aware of the occasion, celebrating the quarterback's birthday throughout the morning. Meanwhile, the Patriots continued to practice at Gillette Stadium. ABC6 Sports Director Nick Coit recaps the session.