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How will Pats fare when Brady sits?

Mike Reiss sees the Patriots going 3-1 with Jimmy Garoppolo during Tom Brady's suspension. But Mike Sando believes Brady will win his appeal and not sit out at all. 100 NFL predictions

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2016 Super 8 Baseball Field Set

The MIAA just concluded its selection for the third annual Division 1A "Super Eight" Tournament. Here are the eight seeds, and the first round matchups.

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Ortiz blasts a solo shot

Boston's David Ortiz hit a 394-foot home run in the eighth inning off Ashur Tolliver on Monday. The Red Sox slugger has hit a homer in three consecutive games.

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Tough blow for Red Sox first base prospect Sam Travis, confirmed by the team to have a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. He will have season-ending surgery.

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Steven Wright always believed he could pitch in the big leagues, but a 2.45 ERA and three complete games, tying him with Chris Sale, Clayton Kershaw and Johnny Cueto for the major league lead? "I definitely sometimes pinch myself like, 'Man, is this real?'"

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Red Sox have optioned reliever Heath Hembree to Triple-A to create a roster spot for lefty Eduardo Rodriguez, who will start Tuesday night against the Orioles.

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Correction on that last post: Steven Wright, Chris Sale, Clayton Kershaw and Johnny Cueto each have THREE complete games this season. 9 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 5 BB, 6 K, 2 WP, 122 pitches for Wright in Red Sox's 7-2 win over Orioles.

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On his 122nd pitch, Red Sox knuckleballer Steven Wright finishes off Orioles, 7-2, and ties aces Chris Sale, Clayton Kershaw and Johnny Cueto with majors-leading fourth complete game.

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Marco Hernandez's first home run a three-run shot (0:21)
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Big Papi pounds a solo shot (0:22)
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Red Sox take lead on Bradley Jr.'s solo shot (0:30)
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Bogaerts extends hitting streak with RBI double (0:26)

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Including that third-inning RBI double, Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts is 41-for-101 (.406) with six doubles and five homers over the life of his 23-game hitting streak. It's the second-longest streak in the majors this year, trailing only teammate Jackie Bradley Jr.'s recent 29-gamer.

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Betts scores from second on groundout (1:00)

Red Sox hold steady at No. 2 in rankings

AL East-leading Boston stayed near the top of the Power Rankings this week. Ryan P. Morrison notes that what David Ortiz has been able to accomplish for the Red Sox this season has been both impressive and a big part of the team's success. Week 8 Power Rankings

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