CHICAGO (AP) - The Boston Red Sox beat the Chicago White Sox 6-4 last night in a game that lasted 5 hours and 17 minutes. Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a two-run double off Chicago infielder Leury Garcia in the top of the 14th inning. Chris Capuano pitched 2 2/3 innings of scoreless relief to get the win. Burke Badenhop got the final out for his first save of the season.
CHICAGO (AP) - While Dustin Pedroia returned to Boston's starting lineup, Mike Napoli dropped out. The first baseman didn't start last night's game against the Chicago White Sox because of a dislocated ring finger on his left hand. Napoli was injured during a headfirst slide on Tuesday.
BOSTON (AP) - The Washington Wizards clinched the Number 5 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 118-102 win over the Boston Celtics last night. Bradley Beal scored 27 points and Trevor Booker added 20. Boston sat injured guards Rajon Rondo and Jerryd Bayless, and injured forwards Kris Humphries and Jared Sullinger. The Celtics finished with a 25-57 record.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Amputee runner Jeff Glasbrenner stepped in a pothole at mile 15 of the Boston Marathon last spring and opened up a cut where his running blade attached below his right knee. He cursed his luck as he stopped every mile to clean the wound, but that bump in the road just may have kept him from being in the midst of the chaos. Glasbrenner was three blocks from the finish when the marathon was halted by the two bomb explosions.
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - Soccer is coming to some U.S. television networks better known for reality shows, dramas or financial news. NBCUniversal says it will simultaneously broadcast all 10 matches from the Premier League's May 11th season finale on its different channels. Along with NBC and NBCSN, the games from England will air on Bravo, Syfy, Oxygen, USA, CNBC, MSNBC, Esquire Network and E!
TODAY'S NEW ENGLAND SPORTS SCHEDULE:
Boston (Lester 1-2) at Chicago White Sox (Sale 3-0), 8:10 p.m.
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