TORONTO (AP) — David Ortiz and Hanley Ramirez had consecutive homers in an eight-run first inning, Xander Bogaerts had four hits and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 12-6 last night. Brock Holt also had four hits and Bogaerts drove in two runs as the last-place Red Sox took three of four from Toronto. Boston had a season-high 19 hits.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Allie Quigley scored 19 points, including the go-ahead free throws with 15.4 seconds left, to lift the Chicago Sky to a 77-74 victory over the Connecticut Sun last night. The Sun (7-3) held Elena Delle Donne, who leads the WNBA in scoring, to a season-low 12 points. Delle Donne came into the game averaging 28.7 points. She saw her streak of 58 straight free throws made come to an end in the first quarter.
TORONTO (AP) — Red Sox catcher Ryan Hanigan has been activated off the 60-day disabled list and is in the lineup for yesterday's game against the Blue Jays. Right-hander Jonathan Aro was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket to make room for Hanigan, who will bat ninth against Toronto left-hander Matt Boyd.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox will embark on a summer-long road trip to all 39 cities and towns in Rhode Island to promote their proposal for a new ballpark in downtown Providence. The Pawtucket Times reports the tour will kick off in mid-July.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins rookie general manager Don Sweeney went into the first day of NHL free agency intent on improving his team's feeble offense, which ranked 22nd in the league. Sweeney added two wingers Wednesday he thinks will be a major part of the solution next season: Matt Beleskey and Jimmy Hayes.