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October 16, 2018 1:07 AM Astros’ Marwin Gonzalez fought the wall — and the wall won

BOSTON—Fenway Park’s Green Monster looks like a benign ogre from a distance. Its rich green hue and charming old-fashioned scoreboard mask the fact that it is a 37-foot left-field wall that will leave its mark if you are an outfielder who has just crashed into it. Which is just what happened in the bottom of the third inning of Game 2 on Sunday night 5

October 15, 2018 3:17 AM Price didn’t win, but Red Sox did to tie ALCS with Astros

BOSTON—David Price was good enough, the Red Sox bullpen was even better, and Jackie Bradley Jr. delivered a go-ahead, three-run double off the Green Monster on Sunday night to lead Boston to a 7-5 victory over the Houston Astros and tie the AL Championship Series at one game apiece. Price fell one out short of his first career post-season win as a starter 9

October 13, 2018 6:05 PM Canadian teen Auger-Aliassime wins Challenger series title

TASHKENT, UZBEKISTAN—Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime defeated Poland’s Kamil Majchrzak 6-3, 6-2 to win the Tashkent Challenger tennis title on Saturday. Auger-Aliassime needed 67 minutes to complete the victory for his second Challenger series title of the season. The 18-year-old from Montreal earned $10,800 U.S. from the $75,000 purse 40

October 12, 2018 4:00 PM Nova Scotia won’t pay to exhibit Annie Leibovitz photos

HALIFAX—The Nova Scotia government says it won’t ante up to help the provincial art gallery exhibit pictures by famed American photographer Annie Leibovitz. Culture Minister Leo Glavine had said in May it “wouldn’t be out of the question” the province could consider helping the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia pay the exhibition fee to showcase the collection 13

October 12, 2018 11:00 AM Explore deepest fears and desires in these new horror books

Sweden’s John Ajvide Lindqvist is best known for his novel (and its film adaptations) Let the Right One In, a stunning update of the traditional vampire story. Since that novel’s publication, Lindqvist has stamped his imprint upon several other sub-genres, including the zombie apocalypse saga, the child-gone-missing page-turner, and the Lovecraftian 8

October 11, 2018 1:24 AM Red Sox stick with David Price as a starter

BOSTON—Red Sox manager Alex Cora is sticking with David Price, saying Wednesday the left-hander will start Game 2 of the American League Championship Series against Houston despite an unprecedented history of playoff struggles. Speaking on MLB Network radio a day after the Red Sox eliminated the New York Yankees from the AL Division Series, Cora said he plans 13

October 9, 2018 3:37 AM Red Sox embarrass Yankees, Holt records first cycle in MLB playoff history

NEW YORK—Brock Holt became the first player to hit for the cycle in a post-season game and the Boston Red Sox routed the Yankees 16-1 on Monday night to grab a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five AL Division Series. Andrew Benintendi lined a three-run double and Holt tripled home two more in a seven-run fourth inning that quickly turned the latest playoff 9

October 8, 2018 12:05 AM Katt Williams arrested for allegedly assaulting hired driver in Oregon

PORTLAND, ORE.—Comedian Katt Williams has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a hired driver during an argument about taking him and his dog from the Portland, Oregon, airport to a performance in the city. Williams, who was in jail Sunday, came to Portland to perform in Nick Cannon’s Wild ‘N Out comedy improv show Friday night. The town car driver 10

October 7, 2018 11:46 PM David Price continues to get his Sox knocked off in playoffs

David Price, a very good left-handed pitcher in the regular season, a five-time all-star, cannot win a start in the post-season. And he has had his chances — 10 of them, in fact — and whatever team he was pitching for at the time has lost all 10 of those games. Saturday night was another fiasco to add to this list of the lost. Price, 33, who is in the middle 10

October 7, 2018 4:03 AM Sanchez and Judge power Yankees past Red Sox in ALDS Game 2

BOSTON—Gary Sanchez homered twice, Aaron Judge also hit a tape-measure shot and Masahiro Tanaka pitched the New York Yankees past the Red Sox 6-2 on Saturday night to tie their AL Division Series at one game apiece. Home runs by Judge and Sanchez helped chase David Price after only five outs. Sanchez’s second homer padded the lead, a three-run shot that was projected 8