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Boston Renames Street After David Ortiz

BOSTON (CBS/AP) — Former Red Sox star David Ortiz now has street named in his honor in Boston, joining the bridge already named after him in the city. Mayor Marty Walsh, Red Sox brass, Boston public school students, and the man known as Big Papi himself attended Thursday morni...

Street Will Be Named For Big Papi

BOSTON (AP) – Former Red Sox star David Ortiz is getting a street named in his honor in Boston, joining the bridge already named after him in the city. Mayor Marty Walsh, Red Sox brass, Boston public school students as well as the man known as Big Papi himself are scheduled to...

Boston renaming street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz

BOSTON (AP) - Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz, who already has a bridge named after him in the city, is getting a street named in his honor too. Mayor Marty Walsh, Red Sox brass, Boston public school students as well as the man known as Big Papi himself are scheduled to a...

Pirates and Hawks triumph

Round 3 of the Port Hedland Softball Association’s competition started on Saturday, with A-grade top runners Pirates defeating Raiders 7-5, while Hawks pulled out a win against Jets 12-9.Raiders finally looked set to overthrow competition leaders the Pirates, having scored five...

Torres, Borbon lead the way for Monclova

MONCLOVA, Mexico (AP) -- Tim Torres homered and singled, scoring three runs and driving home a couple as the Acereros del Norte defeated the Olmecas de Tabasco 10-1 on Wednesday.Julio Borbon sing...

Pedro Martinez reflects on David Ortiz career

And he reminded us all who brought Ortiz there in the first place. • Take part in Ortiz Final Season Auction In the piece, Martinez recounts the memory of running into Ortiz in a seafood restau...

At site of congressional shooting, a community finds normalcy in a game

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The smaller diamond at Alexandria’s Eugene Simpson Stadium Park - Little Simpson, to locals - attracted a reported 4,000 people when it opened for the city’s Little Major ...

‘Baseball is a way to escape’: At site of congressional shooting, a community finds normalcy in a game

The smaller diamond at Alexandria’s Simpson Stadium Park — Little Simpson, to locals — attracted a reported 4,000 people when it opened for the city’s Little Major Leaguers in 1953. The f...

6 American League bats worthy of All-Star Game

Morrison has done just that in his eighth season. Check out his numbers entering Tuesday: 21 home runs, 12 doubles, 47 RBIs, .924 OPS. Among all American League first basemen, he's first in WAR, ...

Yankees' potential trade targets near Deadline

That surely has general manager Brian Cashman thinking about potential moves, especially as the schedule enters the final 10 days of June. The non-waiver Trade Deadline is only six weeks away, an...

Home runs by Mike Zunino, Guillermo Heredia propel Mariners past Tigers

SEATTLE – Mike Zunino continued his torrid month with a pair of two-run home runs, leading the Seattle Mariners to a 6-2 win over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night. Beginning a stretch with 1...