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Ellsbury propels Yankees past Red Sox

BOSTON — Jacoby Ellsbury returned to Boston and combined with Japanese rookie Masahiro Tanaka to pace the New York Yankees to a 9-3 rout of the Red Sox in the opener of a three-game series on Tuesday night. The center fielder, who left Boston to sign a seven-year, $153 million …

Ellsbury propels Yankees past Red Sox

BOSTON — Jacoby Ellsbury had already reminded the Fenway Park fans what they were missing _– a triple off the wall, a sprawling catch in center field to save an extra-base hit — when the Red Sox paid tribute to his Boston years. A sellout crowd cheered the Ellsbury video …

Husson baseball team sweeps Thomas

WATERVILLE — Evan Pelkey and Casey Estes combined on a two-hitter and J.T. Whitten and Brandon Gendreau had two hits each Tuesday as Husson University completed a North Atlantic Conference baseball sweep of Thomas College, by scores of 4-1 and 7-0. In the nightcap, Pelkey gave up two hits, struck …

Husson baseball team sweeps Thomas

WATERVILLE — Evan Pelkey and Casey Estes combined on a two-hitter and J.T. Whitten and Brandon Gendreau had two hits each Tuesday as Husson University completed a North Atlantic Conference baseball sweep of Thomas College, by scores of 4-1 and 7-0. In the nightcap, Pelkey gave up two hits, struck …

Husson baseball team sweeps Thomas

WATERVILLE — Evan Pelkey and Casey Estes combined on a two-hitter and J.T. Whitten and Brandon Gendreau had two hits each Tuesday as Husson University completed a North Atlantic Conference baseball sweep of Thomas College, by scores of 4-1 and 7-0. In the nightcap, Pelkey gave up two hits, struck …

Husson baseball team sweeps Thomas

WATERVILLE — Evan Pelkey and Casey Estes combined on a two-hitter and J.T. Whitten and Brandon Gendreau had two hits each Tuesday as Husson University completed a North Atlantic Conference baseball sweep of Thomas College, by scores of 4-1 and 7-0. In the nightcap, Pelkey gave up two hits, struck …

O’Neil, Nason pitch Husson baseball to sweep of UMF

BANGOR, Maine — Dennis O’Neil fashioned a four-hit shutout in a 1-0 victory in the first game, then Tim Nason spaced five hits in the Eagles’ 2-1 win in the nightcap as Husson swept a North Atlantic Conference doubleheader from the University of Maine-Farmington. In the opener, O’Neill (2-2) struck …

Simon pitches Reds past Cubs

CHICAGO — Alfredo Simon tossed six strong frames and Billy Hamilton drove in a run as visiting Cincinnati continued its recent mastery of Chicago. Simon (2-1) yielded one unearned run on four hits before two relievers bridged the gap to Jonathan Broxton, who worked around a two-out walk in the …

Red Sox rally behind Lester in 9th, beat White Sox

CHICAGO — David Ross drove in the go-ahead run in the top of the ninth inning, and Jon Lester allowed only one run in eight innings to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 3-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday at U.S. Cellular Field. Ross’ double off …

Sports briefs for Thursday, April 17, 2014

Golf courses set to open The Northport Golf Club, the Lucerne Golf Club and Sonny’s Par 3 & Driving Range will be opening in the next two days. Northport opens for the season on Friday, April 18, once the frost is gone for walkers only. Lucerne is scheduled to open …