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Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell (53) watches batting practice before the game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium.

Red Sox manager Farrell suspended, fined for ump confrontation

By The Sports Xchange on June 28, 2017, at 7:46 a.m.
Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell was suspended one game and fined an undisclosed amount due to his actions in Saturday’s contest against the Los Angeles Angels, Major League Baseball announced Tuesday.
Boston shortstop Tzu-Wei Lin leaves the batter's box as Minnesota  catcher Chris Gimenez (38) chases down the ball he hit during the seventh inning of Monday night's game at Fenway Park. The Red Sox won 4-1.
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Red Sox top Twins, Sale posts 10th victory

By The Sports Xchange on June 27, 2017, at 10:35 a.m.
Brewer High School catcher Alex Maxsimic throws the ball back to the pitcher during the Class A-B senior all-star game at Colby College in Waterville on Friday night.

Brewer’s star catcher weighing baseball, education options

By Ernie Clark on June 27, 2017, at 1 a.m.
“It’s just all about whether I want to play baseball but get a business degree or go straight toward my career as an electrician.”
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Fans swarm Yawkey Way outside Fenway Park in Boston in anticipation of last Friday's David Ortiz jersey retirement during the Red Sox's game against the Los Angeles Angels.

Big Papi’s final farewell hits home hard with ‘family’ of fans

By Kassadi Moore on June 26, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Los Angeles Angels second baseman Danny Espinosa (3) steals second bass past Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts (2) during the fourth inning at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Angels’ Ramirez quiets Red Sox

By Gethin Coolbaugh, The Sports Xchange on June 24, 2017, at 11:24 p.m.
Former Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz wipes tears during ceremonies for retiring his No. 34 before a game against the Los Angeles Angels at Fenway Park in Boston on Friday night.

Ortiz earns ‘super honor’ with Red Sox retiring his No. 34

By Gethin Coolbaugh, The Sports Xchange on June 23, 2017, at 9:12 p.m.
Orono High School's Jackson Coutts (right) receives the Dr. John Winkin Award as Maine's Mr. Baseball from Nick Caiazzo, president of Maine Baseball Coaches Association, at Colby College in Waterville on Friday.

Orono’s Coutts wins Mr. Baseball award

By Ernie Clark on June 23, 2017, at 8:39 p.m.

Winkin Mr. Baseball Award winners

on June 23, 2017, at 7:57 p.m.
Nick Derba was named the University of Maine's head baseball coach on Friday.

Derba named UMaine baseball coach

By Larry Mahoney on June 23, 2017, at 11:45 a.m.
The ‘interim’ has been dropped from Nick Derba’s title.
Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez follows through on a single in the second inning during Wednesday's baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri.

Perez’s grand slam rallies Royals past Red Sox

By Alan Eskew, The Sports Xchange on June 22, 2017, at 6:19 a.m.
Salvador Perez had never hit a grand slam in the majors, but he had a premonition and an answered prayer in the eighth inning.
Kansas City's Salvador Perez (left) can't make the tag as Boston's Jackie Bradley Jr. scores in the fourth inning of Tuesday's game at Kauffman Stadium.
Denny Medley | USA TODAY Sports

Sale strikes out 10 as Red Sox beat Royals

By Alan Eskew, The Sports Xchange on June 21, 2017, at 4:23 p.m.
Peter Kemble, pictured during Bangor High School's Class A North quarterfinal victory over Hampden Academy on June 8, will play this summer in the South Florida Collegiate League in preparation for his freshman season at the University of Maine. 
Ashley L. Conti | BDN

Bangor baseball ace to hone pitching skills in Florida

By Ernie Clark on June 21, 2017, at 4:08 p.m.

High school baseball all-star teams

on June 20, 2017, at 5:14 p.m.
Boston's Andrew Benintendi dives back to first base against Kansas City during the seventh inning of Monday's game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri.
Peter G. Aiken | USA TODAY Sports

Hammel pitches Royals past Red Sox

By The Sports Xchange on June 20, 2017, at 9:28 a.m.
In the center Bangor High School Assistant baseball Coach, Tim Bush celebrates with the team after defeating Falmouth High School for the class A State Championship, Saturday at Fred Morton Field in Augusta.

Bangor’s blend of experience, youth produces another baseball state title

By Ernie Clark on June 19, 2017, at 1:02 p.m.
“There most definitely was some pressure, but I just tried to go out there and have fun,” said junior Zach Ireland.

Guerrette leads Riverdogs by Skowhegan

on June 18, 2017, at 9:01 p.m.

Saturday’s high school baseball state summaries

on June 18, 2017, at 11:28 a.m.
Houston's Jose Altuve (left) celebrates with teammate Carlos Correa after hitting a home run during the third inning Saturday against Boston at Minute Maid Park.

Astros sail to 7-1 win over Red Sox behind Paulino

By The Sports Xchange on June 18, 2017, at 10:07 a.m.

Four-run seventh sparks Orono past Lisbon for ‘C’ baseball crown

By Pete Warner on June 17, 2017, at 9:47 p.m.
Members of the Bangor baseball team show off their championship trophy after beating Falmouth 4-3 in nine innings to win the Class A state baseball title at Morton Field in Augusta on Saturday.

Four in a row: Ninth-inning rally lifts Bangor to Class A baseball title

By Ernie Clark on June 17, 2017, at 9:05 p.m.