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Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer 

Darin Erstad had 100 RBIs as a leadoff man in 2000, most in the past 100 years. Mookie Betts is on pace for 122.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Enormous blow for Red Sox, who announce reliever Carson Smith will undergo Tommy John surgery today and therefore will miss remainder of the season.

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JBJ looks to keep things going

After a day off Monday, Jackie Bradley Jr. will look to run his hitting streak to 28 games on Tuesday against the Rockies. In the past 60 years, only three Red Sox players have had a streak that long.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Patriots owner Robert Kraft shows up to the owners meetings with the fresh Nikes.

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The secret to Bradley's hitting success (2:06)

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas back on NBA Countdown for Game 4 between Raptors and Cavaliers.

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Who said it: Gronk or TMNT? (4:33)
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Garappolo would have big shoes to fill

If Tom Brady's appeal is denied, Jimmy Garoppolo will have his work cut out for him. His career statistics are almost nonexistent when compared to Brady's.

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Brady seeking second hearing (6:26)

Are the Red Sox baseball's best team?

Thanks to an offense that continues to post insane numbers at Fenway Park, Boston is up from its No. 3 ranking last week. Did it make the jump to No. 1? Week 7 Power Rankings

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Marcus Cannon is under the gun

The Patriots gave Cannon a contract extension in 2014, but he hasn't lived up to it (see AFC Championship Game). Can he turn it around in 2016? Most to prove

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Would Brady's victory vindicate all players wronged by NFL? (0:54)
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Would Jimbo Fisher ever bolt Florida State?

The Seminoles might be lower on this list of ACC coaching stability than you'd expect, especially if the LSU job comes open at some point.

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Super 8 Baseball Projection, Version 4.0

Each week in May, ESPNBoston.com will release its projections for the field of eight in the MIAA Division 1A Tournament, right up to the official selection at the end of the month.

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More milestones for David Ortiz

Ortiz's 4-for-4, two-double, three-RBI performance on Sunday saw him pass Gary Sheffield for 24th on the career RBI list and pass Barry Bonds and tie Cal Ripken Jr. for 13th on the all-time doubles list, Elias Sports Bureau notes.

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JBJ nearing DiMaggio's hitting record

No, not Joltin' Joe's 56-game hit streak. Jackie Bradley Jr. is seven games away from tying Joe's younger brother, Dom, for longest hitting streak by a Red Sox player.

Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer 

David Ortiz's 37 RBIs are the most and his 11 home runs tied for the most (Barry Bonds, 2007) by any player aged 40 or older through his team's first 44 games.

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