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Red Sox reach 100 wins for 1st time since ’46, beat Jays 1-0

first_imgVettel needs to find a way to hit back at Singapore Grand Prix Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown MOST READ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award LATEST STORIES View comments Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Sanchez bounced a 2-2 pitch to Jackie Bradley Jr. in the dirt and past catcher Danny Jansen to the backstop, allowing Devers to score.“I love Price. I keep in touch with Price even to this day,” said Sanchez, who was teammates with Price in Toronto in 2015. “To go out there and match what he’s doing. … Just to go out there and have a special night like that was fun. It’s unfortunate they scored the way they did and we lost the way we did.”Toronto fell to 1-8 at Fenway Park this year and dropped to a season-worst 15 games below .500.DOUBLE DUTYRowdy Tellez has seven doubles in his first seven games, the most for any player in the majors since 1908. Jonathan Davis had his first major league hit for Toronto, which hasn’t won back-to-back games since Aug. 24-25.CENTURY CLUBCora is the first manager with 100 wins in his first season with a club since Felipe Alou with the 2003 San Francisco Giants and the first in his initial season as a big league manager since Dusty Baker with the 1993 Giants.FOR SALECora said Chris Sale, who returned to the mound on Tuesday night for the first time since Aug. 12, did not report any issues with his left shoulder. Sale was scheduled to play catch on Wednesday and throw a bullpen session on Friday. The plan is for him to pitch three innings against the New York Mets.“He’s encouraged,” Cora said. “Yesterday was like his first big league outing. He was all over the plate. He admitted it — the game sped up on him.”center_img A night after becoming the first major league team this year to clinch a playoff spot, Boston won for the 10th time in 14 games and moved a season-high 54 games above .500 for the first time since the 1946 team of Williams, Johnny Pesky, Bobby Doerr and Dom DiMaggio went 104-50.The Red Sox need only to go 6-10 the rest of the season to break the franchise record of 105 wins, set in 1912. Boston also won 101 games in 1915.“Somebody just told me it’s been done three times here and the last one was 70-something years ago,” first baseman Mitch Moreland said. “I think that speaks for itself.”BLUE BLUE JAYSSanchez allowed three hits and struck out six, allowing the game’s only run after Moreland walked to lead off the fifth. Devers reached on a fielder’s choice and took third when Brock Holt poked a single through the hole at shortstop on a hit-and-run.ADVERTISEMENT TRAINER’S ROOMBlue Jays: RHP Marcus Stroman, who hasn’t pitched since Sept. 3 because of a blister on his right index finger, may be done for the year, manager John Gibbons said.Red Sox: RHP Matt Barnes who hasn’t pitched since Sept. 4 because of left hip inflammation, played catch on Monday and Tuesday, and he was scheduled to do so again on Wednesday.UP NEXTBlue Jays: RHP Sam Gaviglio (3-8) pitches the series finale on Thursday night.Red Sox: LHP Eduardo Rodriguez (12-4) takes the mound for Boston.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title “That’s what we’ve done all year,” Price said on Wednesday night after pitching seven innings of three-hit ball to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 1-0. “That’s why we have 100 wins right now.”Price (15-6) struck out seven to win his sixth straight decision, leaving after 92 pitches with a lead earned when Rafael Devers scampered home on a wild pitch by Aaron Sanchez (4-6) in the fifth inning. The Red Sox left-hander is unbeaten in 11 starts and is 5-0 with a 1.56 ERA in five starts since the All-Star break.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSteven Wright pitched the eighth and Craig Kimbrel got three outs for his 39th save, and Boston’s magic number for clinching the AL East dropped to seven over the second-place New York Yankees.“Don’t get me wrong; 100 is 100. But we’ve got bigger goals, obviously,” Red Sox manager Alex Cora said. “Today we got closer to one of those goals.” “100 Wins” is posted on the outfield display after the Boston Red Sox defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 1-0 for their 100th win of the season after a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)BOSTON — The scoreboards at Fenway Park were all flashing “100 WINS” to celebrate the Red Sox reaching the milestone for the first time since Ted Williams returned from World War II.David Price was already thinking about No. 101.ADVERTISEMENT Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruptionlast_img read more

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FIVE DONEGAL GROUPS FLY THE FLAG FOR DONEGAL AT ALL ISLAND PRIDE OF PLACE AWARDS

first_imgFive groups from Donegal will participate in this years All Island Pride of Place Awards which is being held in Ennis, Co. Clare on Saturday night.The five groups are Ionad Naomh Pádraig, Dobhar, Áislann Rann na Feirste, Gaeltacht Beo Fhánada, Sliabh Sneacht Centre, Drumfries and Coiste Pobail Ghort a’Choirce. Each group will be represented at the gala awards ceremony tomorrow night.The IPB All-Island Pride of Place Competition, which is run by Co-operation Ireland, recognises and celebrates the vital contributions that community partnerships make to society. The focus is on people coming together to shape, change and enjoy all that is good about their local area. Last year Donegal County Council scooped the top Local Authority award recognising the work of Council staff and elected members in supporting and enabling community development in the county.Speaking before this year’s award ceremony, Chief Executive Seamus Neely wished each of the competing groups the best of luck in this years competition.He told Donegal Daily: “The Council has been working closely with communities in Donegal for many years and we believe that the Pride of Place competition is a great way to recognise and showcase the tremendous work that takes place throughout the county. I am delighted that we have five groups competing in this years All Island competition and each and every one of these groups are worthy of the top prize. The work that they have done and the difference that they have made to their own communities is outstanding”.An Cathaoirleach Cllr. John Campbell joined with the Chief Executive in wishing the groups every success saying “we recognise the enormous contribution made by communities and volunteers to life in Donegal. Each of these groups has achieved great things for their own communities. They are great examples of what can be achieved by people coming together with a common aim in mind. Each project is special in its own unique way having addressed a particular need in their own community. I wish each group all the best in tomorrow nights competition”. The awards ceremony will be streamed live on Saturday night from http://www.prideofplace.ie/live-stream/ FIVE DONEGAL GROUPS FLY THE FLAG FOR DONEGAL AT ALL ISLAND PRIDE OF PLACE AWARDS was last modified: November 14th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalfinalistspride of place awardsSEAMUS NEELYlast_img read more

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Maharashtra government is hiring 80 Junior Engineers

first_imgThe Maharashtra government has issued an advertisement inviting applications from interested, eligible candidates for the post of Junior Engineers.Vacancy details:Total posts: 80Name of the posts:Junior EngineersEligibility criteria:Educational qualifications:The interested candidates must possess a degree in Civil Engineering from a recognised university/institution.Age limit:The age of the candidates should not be less than 18 years and should not exceed 38 years.Selection procedure:The candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in the written exam and an interview.Pay scale:The selected candidate will draw a monthly salary in the grade of Rs 9300-34800 (grade pay Rs 4300).How to apply:Interested, eligible candidates can apply for the vacancy through the prescribed format along with other required documents.The candidates should know Marathi language and should be a domicile of Maharashtra.Application fee:Candidates will have to pay a sum of Rs 300 towards application fee. Those belonging to reserved category will have to shell out Rs 150 towards the application fee.Important dates:Last date to apply May 24, 2016Last date to deposit an application fee May 25, 2016Date of online examination June 19, 2016 (tentative)Read: Want to work in AIIMS? Apply before May 31.Read: Wish to work as an Engineer? Apply at UPSSSC Lucknow for 478 posts.Click here to get latest updates on government jobs in India.last_img read more

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Coalition Avenir Quebec government to table first budget on March 21

first_imgQUEBEC — Francois Legault’s Coalition Avenir Quebec government will table its first budget on March 21.Finance Minister Eric Girard announced the date today, telling Quebecers they can expect good news for the health and education sectors.The Quebec budget will come two days after the federal budget is tabled in Ottawa.Girard says his inaugural budget will aim to reduce Quebecers’ tax burden, but he was unwilling to say by how much.The budget will establish the true size of the provincial surplus, which has been a subject of debate since the Coalition party defeated the Liberals in the Oct. 1 provincial election.Last week, the Institut du Quebec think tank reported that the surplus for 2018-19 should be between $3.4 billion and $4.6 billion. Girard set the figure at $1.65 billion in his December economic update.The Canadian Presslast_img read more

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