Tag Archives: Fenway Park

Walk-off win in 15 vaults Red Sox back into first

By Ian Browne Stephen Drew played the role of early-morning walk-off hero on Thursday at Fenway Park, belting a bases-loaded RBI single down the line in right with two outs in the bottom of the 15th inning, capping a 5-4 win over the Mariners. The victory, coupled with the Rays’ loss, vaulted the Sox back into first place in the AL East. …read more


Red Sox players excited by Peavy acquisition

By Ian Browne The Red Sox didn’t execute a move on Wednesday’s non-waiver Trade Deadline day, but they had plenty of excitement over the deal GM Ben Cherington consummated late Tuesday night. Jake Peavy was expected to touch down in Boston at some point Wednesday evening and report to Fenway Park to meet his new teammates on Thursday. …read more


Rays back in first place as Price again bests Red Sox

By Michael Periatt David Price once agan dominated the Red Sox on Monday, allowing one run over 7 1/3 innings, but it was Sam Fuld who preserved the win for Price, throwing out the tying run at the plate in the eighth inning in the Rays’ 2-1 victory at Fenway Park. The win vaulted Tampa Bay back into first place, a half-game ahead of Boston. …read more


Major League Baseball, Players Donate More Than $600,000 To One Fund Boston

By The Huffington Post News Editors

BOSTON — Major League Baseball and its players association are donating $500,000 to the fund set up to help victims of the Boston Marathon bombings as part of a $646,500 contribution baseball is sending to the One Fund Boston.

The Red Sox are pitching in $100,000 and the Red Sox Foundation is sending along a $46,500 check from donations by Red Sox fans at Fenway Park over the weekend. A set of checks was presented to Boston Mayor Tom Menino on Sunday by Red Sox chairman Tom Werner and designated hitter David Ortiz.

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Boston Marathon suspect in no condition yet to be questioned, Boston police chief says

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev remained in serious condition at a Boston hospital under heavy guard Sunday as investigators continued the long process of looking over motives, methods and possible links.

Tsarnaev, 19, who was taken into custody on Friday and whose older brother, Tamerlan, was killed in a shootout with police, will be questioned by a special team sent in by the FBI, Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis told “Fox News Sunday.”

“He’s [Dzhokhar] in no condition to be interrogated at this point in time. He’s progressing, though, and we’re monitoring the situation carefully,” Davis said.

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick said Saturday Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was in serious but stable condition and was probably unable to communicate. Tsarnaev was at Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, where 11 victims of the bombing were still being treated.

“I, and I think all of the law enforcement officials, are hoping for a host of reasons the suspect survives,” the governor said after a ceremony at Fenway Park to honor the victims and survivors of the attack. “We have a million questions, and those questions need to be answered.”

The twin bombings killed three people and wounded more than 180.

Patrick told NBC on Sunday that surveillance video clearly puts Dzhokhar Tsarnaev at the scene of the attack.

“It does seem to be pretty clear that this suspect took the backpack off, put it down, did not react when the first explosion went off and then moved away from the backpack in time for the second explosion,” Patrick said. “It’s pretty clear about his involvement and pretty chilling, frankly.”

Investigators believe the suspects also were likely planning other attacks based on the cache of weapons uncovered during the Thursday night shootout, according to Davis.

“We have reason to believe, based upon the evidence that was found at that scene — the explosions, the explosive ordnance that was unexploded and the firepower that they had — that they were going to attack other individuals,” Davis said Sunday on CBS’ “Face the Nation”. “That’s my belief at this point.”

Davis added on “Fox News Sunday” that authorities cannot be positive there aren’t more explosives that haven’t been found, but the people of Boston are safe.

There was no immediate word on when Tsarnaev might be charged and what those charges would be, but a source told Fox News charges wouldn’t come Sunday.

But the most serious charge available to federal prosecutors would be the use of a weapon of mass destruction to kill people, which carries a possible death sentence. Massachusetts does not have the death penalty.

A Justice Department official said Friday the government is invoking a seldom-used public safety exception permitting officials to engage in a limited and focused unwarned interrogation of a suspect — in this case Dzhokhar Tsarnaev — without first reading him his typically assured Miranda rights. That official, as well as a second, both of whom spoke on the condition of anonymity, says Tsarnaev will be questioned by a special interrogation team for high-value suspects.

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