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Red Sox ride Moreland’s homer to top Blue Jays

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TORONTO (AP) — Mitch Moreland hit a three-run homer during a five-run 10th inning, helping the Boston Red Sox overcome Craig Kimbrel's blown save to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-7 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight win. Moreland's one-out shot off Ken Giles (0-3) followed a triple ...

Nashua golfers ousted at state Junior Am

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HUDSON – The New Hampshire Golf Association Junior Golf Championship for 2018 will be decided Wednesday in the heat between Kingswood High’s Sam Barton and North Hampton 13-year-old Brian Adams here at Green Meadow Golf Club. Barton and Adams survived a pair of matches under oppressively ...

Fisher Cats pound Baysox, now 19 games over .500

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HUDSON – The New Hampshire Golf Association Junior Golf Championship for 2018 will be decided Wednesday in the heat between Kingswood High’s Sam Barton and North Hampton 13-year-old Brian Adams here at Green Meadow Golf Club. Barton and Adams survived a pair of matches under oppressively ...

Silver Knights begin FCBL title defense tonight at Brockton

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The Nashua Silver Knights, despite finishing the Futures Collegiate League regular season well below .500, do have something going for them as they begin their title threepeat chase tonight in a one-game first round playoff game at Brockton's Campanelli Stadium. Pitching. “Our pitching has ...

These are top-dog days for rolling Red Sox

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BOSTON (AP) – So much for the Red Sox only beating up on baseball’s weaklings. After Yankees general manager Brian Cashman cast doubt on the quality of Boston’s record heading into their series at Fenway Park, the Red Sox swept four games from their AL East rivals to expand their lead ...

Blue Jays’ moves will impact Fisher Cats

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The Toronto Blue Jays look to be retooling for the future, and recent moves toward that rebuilding process could play a significant role in the New Hampshire Fisher Cats’ prospect for an Eastern League pennant this fall. New pitchers come to town If there is one universal truth about ...

Gillis, Senatore advance in state Junior Golf Championship

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The field of 32 at the New Hampshire Junior Golf Championship was pared to eight on Monday, and a pair of local players survived and advance to Day 2 Tuesday at Green Meadow Golf Course. The action began with 18 holes of stroke play on the “Prairie Course” and in all five area players ...

Silver Knights clinch playoff berth with split

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NASHUA – Midway through June, Nashua Silver Knights manager B.J. Neverett was having his doubts. His team was reeling at 3-12, and although it was early, being one of the six playoff teams in a seven team Futures Collegiate League didn’t seem likely. “I had doubts when we were 3-12,” ...

Another prime time battle on tap Sunday night

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BOSTON – The national stage is all set and waiting for the Red Sox and Yankees to step on it front and center tonight. It seems like ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball loves showing the Sox and Bombers because they usually serve as a ratings booster for the television franchise. Tonight at 8 ...

Nashua’s Reyes back in the NFL with Jets

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Kendall Reyes is back in the game. When the Nashua High School North football team begins practice soon, Reyes won’t be there helping out his alma mater’s coaching staff. Instead he’ll be working hard to make the New York Jets. Reyes, the defensive lineman who has played with the San ...

Silver Knights clinching party has to wait after 7-1 loss

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NASHUA – Opportunity knocked, but no one was home in the Nashua Silver Knights dugout. The team had a chance to basically clinch a playoff spot on Thursday night, as a win over Worcester would have put them up four games over idle North Shore for the final Futures Collegiate League playoff ...

Nashua’s Jenkins looking to make history at Shrine Game

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RJ Jenkins has always considered himself a bit of a trail blazer. In high school, even the most versatile athletes play three sports. At Nashua North High School Jenkins played four. In his college choice, he decided on the University of New England, as a member of the Biddeford, Maine, ...

Nashua’s You has big junior golf finish

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PRINCETON, N.J. — The practice and playing in tournaments is paying off for Nashua native Robert You. The 16-year-old junior, who is attending the Stevenson School in Pebble Beach, Calif., shot a 1-over-par 71 on Wednesday to finish in sole possession of 19th place at 6-over (73-72-71--216) ...

Patriots finally decide to bring Decker into the fold

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It took a few years, but New England Patriots fans and observers finally got their man. Many in NFL circles have always felt that wide receiver Eric Decker would be a great fit for the Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady. On Thursday, that reportedly became a reality as Decker, the former ...

Surging Silver Knights win even when it rains

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NASHUA – The Nashua Silver Knights didn't play a game on Wednesday thanks to the storms that hit the area. But they got a win anyway. As was ruled earlier in the week, if the game that was ultimately suspended Saturday night in the fifth inning with Bristol could not be resumed Wednesday ...

Merrimack’s Senior Legion tourney run ends in finals loss

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MANCHESTER – The state Senior American Legion tournament can be a complicated maze to wave your way through, with the double elimination format and pitch count rules, etc. But Tuesday's 6-0 Rochester Post #7 championship win over Merrimack Post 98 at Gill Stadium came down to the simple ...

Dover sweeps by Nashua for state Junior Legion Baseball title

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PORTSMOUTH – As good as the Nashua Junior Legion team as been here, playing with a lead in the state Final 8 Tournament, Post 124 was asked for the first time Wednesday to play from a substantial hole. Nashua didn’t handle it well. The winner’s bracket winner at 3-0, dropped ...