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Photos: Former Red Sox Pitcher Pedro Martinez Through The Years

July 26, 2015
Newly acquired pitcher Pedro Martinez poses Tuesday, Nov. 25, 1997, at Fenway Park in Boston. (Julia Malakie/AP)

Former Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez is being inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame Sunday afternoon.

A Look At Pedro Martinez’s Legacy On Day He’s To Be Inducted To Baseball Hall Of Fame

July 26, 2015
National Baseball Hall of Fame electee Pedro Martinez reacts to cheering fans during an awards ceremony at Doubleday Field on Saturday, July 25, 2015, in Cooperstown, N.Y. (Mike Groll/AP)

Pedro Martinez was elected to the Hall of Fame the first time he was eligible, and Sunday he will be formally inducted.

Bogaerts Delivers Red Sox Past Tigers To Snap 8-Game Skid

July 25, 2015
Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello delivers to the Detroit Tigers during the first inning of a game at Fenway on Friday, July 24, 2015. (Charles Krupa/AP)

Xander Bogaerts’ single up the middle off Blaine Hardy in the 11th inning drove home the winning run, and the Red Sox snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.

Boston 2024 Releases Complete Version Of Bid 1.0

July 24, 2015
A rendering of the proposed Olympic Stadium, which could be located at Widett Circle, or what Boston 2024 is now referring to as "midtown." (Boston 2024)

Amid mounting criticism from city councilors, the local Olympics organizing group released the full version of their original bid — including previously redacted portions.

Baker Reiterates He’s Not Taking Position On Boston’s Olympic Bid Yet

July 24, 2015
Organizers for the city's Olympic bid have now released documents on at least eight types of insurance it promises to purchase if it were to host the 2024 summer games. A rendering of the proposed Olympic Stadium, during the games (Boston 2024)

Baker said he’s waiting on the results of a state-commissioned report. His comments followed a report that the USOC wanted to know the governor’s stance by the end of the day.

Backers, Opponents Joust At Olympics TV Debate

July 24, 2015
Organizers for the city's Olympic bid have now released documents on at least eight types of insurance it promises to purchase if it were to host the 2024 summer games. A rendering of the proposed Olympic Stadium, during the games (Boston 2024)

Arguments over the Olympics came to a head Thursday. A debate pitted two top supporters of a Boston Olympic bid against two leading opponents.

Altuve’s Walkoff Homer Lifts Astros Over Boston 5-4

July 24, 2015
Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa can't believe Red Sox's Mike Napoli is safe at second base. (Pat Sullivan/AP)

Altuve homered with one out in the bottom of the ninth, the last of his four hits, and the Astros beat Boston 5-4.

Olympics Organizers Release Details Of Insurance Plans To Safeguard Against Unanticipated Costs

July 23, 2015
Organizers for the city's Olympic bid have now released documents on at least eight types of insurance it promises to purchase if it were to host the 2024 summer games. A rendering of the proposed Olympic Stadium, during the games (Boston 2024)

Boston 2024 released a 13-page document early Thursday that described at least eight types of insurance it promises to purchase to minimize the risk to taxpayers in the event of unanticipated costs.

Boston 2024 Promises To Release Original Bid

July 23, 2015
Boston 2024 Chairman Steve Pagliuca, foreground left, and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, right, speak to reporters in June at TD Garden. Pagliuca announced Boston 2024 will release its full original bid documents next week. (Elise Amendola/AP)

nder pressure from the Boston City Council and ahead of a broadcast debate, Boston 2024 has decided to release its full original bid documents, including portions previously redacted.

Broadcast Olympics Debate Might Help Boston 2024 Up Support, Or It Might Help Opponents

July 23, 2015
Boston 2024 Chair Steve Pagliuca, left, and No Boston Olympics Co-Chair Chris Dempsey are two of four who will square off in a televised debate over the city's quest for the 2024 Summer Olympics. (AP)

Thursday’s debate will offer clues to the strategy, even if few Massachusetts voters take an hour out of a beautiful summer evening to think about how they want to spend the summer of 2024.

Tucker Homers Twice To Lead Over Red Sox 4-2

July 23, 2015

Preston Tucker homered twice and drove in three runs and Evan Gattis added a solo shot to give the Houston Astros the 4-2 victory.

There’s A Boston 2024 Olympics Debate Thursday: What You Need To Know

July 22, 2015
Boston 2024 Chair Steve Pagliuca, left, and No Boston Olympics Co-Chair Chris Dempsey are two of four who will square off in a televised debate over the city's quest for the 2024 Summer Olympics. (AP)

There’s an unusual debate this week. Boston 2024, the group overseeing the bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, will face off in a TV debate against the opposition group No Boston Olympics.

Brookline’s Country Club To Host 2022 U.S. Open

July 22, 2015
In this 1913 file photo, American golfer Francis Ouimet, center, shakes hands with Harry Vardon, left, and Ted Ray, both of Britain, at the U.S. Open golf tournament at The Country Club in Brookline. The Country Club is getting its first U.S. Open in three decades. (AP)

The Country Club is getting its first U.S. Open in three decades.

Carter, Correa Help Astros To 8-3 Win Over Red Sox

July 22, 2015

Houston Astros’ Chris Carter broke out of his slump with two hits, including a two-run homer, to help the Astros roll to an 8-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox.

Anaheim Angels Trounce Red Sox In Double Header

July 21, 2015

The Red Sox were swept by the Angels in a double-header yesterday in Anaheim.

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