MALDEN — The Reading Summer Rockets completed a brilliant run through the Middlesex Senior Babe Ruth tournament field, bouncing back from an opening game loss to take their first-ever outright league title.
WATERTOWN — The Chuck Robinson-coached Reading LTA A Division team won its division in the Tournament of Champions round in the Lou Tompkins Association on Sunday.
WINCHESTER — Three Reading teams made the Bay State Baseball Tournament of Champions finals on Saturday, and when the first two lost on Sunday, it appeared it may be a dark day for the Rockets, as the last team on the docket was the biggest underdog.
MIDDLEBORO — The amazing journey of the Woburn 12-year-old All-Stars came to an end, Saturday evening, with an 8-6 loss to Holden in the Massachusetts Little League state tournament which was held at the Field of Dreams Complex in Middleboro.
ANDOVER — The Woburn 12-year-old Little League All-Stars did it, rallying from a 2-0 deficit to defeat North Andover, 3-2, to capture the Section 4 title, last night at Deyermond Field.
LONDON (AP) — Britain treasures tradition, and the New York Yankees wrapped up Major League Baseball's first trip to Europe with one of their sport's classic customs: a late-inning pinstriped comeback.
BOSTON (AP) — Lourdes Gurriel Jr. came strolling out of Toronto's clubhouse to an interview area wearing a wrestling-belt lookalike with a big smile on his face.
WOBURN — The amazing rise of 17-year-old Woburn junior Brooklyn Manna from a novice competing in outdoor track just two years ago, to now competing, not just at the state, but at the national level, took her to new heights even she couldn’t have imagined before.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Eduardo Rodríguez knew his job was to pile up innings after the Boston Red Sox had to go 17 innings in Tuesday's loss at Minnesota.
LYNN — The most successful season in 41 years for the Woburn High baseball team came to an end, Saturday afternoon, as St. Mary’s of Lynn handed the Tanners their first shutout of the season, 5-0, in the MIAA Div. 2 North final, at Fraser Field.
BOSTON (AP) — There won't be a third championship parade through the Back Bay, and it seems so long ago that people in the city were dreaming of a Boston Slam.
LYNN — Just when you thought Ryan Qualey could not do anything more to help the Woburn High baseball team’s pitching staff, yesterday’s 6-3 MIAA Div. 2 North semifinal victory over Wakefield happened at Fraser Field.
WOBURN — The Woburn High baseball team did not need extra innings to gain a tournament victory, this time, but the Tanners did need all seven to gain a 4-3 walk-off quarterfinal victory over Marblehead, in the MIAA Div. 2 North tournament, yesterday at Carroll Field.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was hospitalized Monday following surgery for a gunshot wound after being ambushed by a man in a bar in his native Dominican Republic, authorities said.
MEDFORD — While it was a winnable game despite going up against a three-seed, the Woburn High softball team just made a few too many mistakes and handed over too many runs, which put a sudden and disappointing end to both its tournament run and its season as well.
WOBURN — The Woburn High baseball team knew the postseason would be a different animal from what it had become accustomed to in the regular season, but the Tanners did not realize how quickly they would realize it.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Cora kept watching the Red Sox hammer pitches right at the Kansas City Royals during the first few innings Tuesday night, and the Boston skipper was confident that eventually some of them would find their way through.
BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — The Boston Bruins reached the Stanley Cup Final despite a run of regular-season injuries that prevented anyone on the roster from playing all 82 games.
READING — The year 1978 marked the last time Woburn had achieved at least a share of a Middlesex League baseball title and also the last year that Reading finished with a regular-season record of below .500.