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Houston Rockets: Astros Hit 5 HRs in 2nd, Rout Red Sox 13-4
Red Sox starter Nathan Eovaldi needed just five pitches to get the Astros out in order in the first inning Tuesday night. Houston responded by hitting five home runs off him as part of a nine-run second to tie the MLB record for most homers in an inning, ending his night on its way to routing Boston 13-4.
Butler Scores 41, Heat Take Game 1 From Celtics 118-107
Jimmy Butler scored 27 of his 41 points in the second half, and a huge third quarter by the Heat carried them to a 118-107 win over the short-handed Boston Celtics 118-107 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday night.
Story, Bogaerts Homer to Help Red Sox Beat Astros 6-3
Trevor Story homered to tie it in the seventh inning and the Red Sox scored three in the eighth to cool down a Houston team that earlier this month won 11 in a row. J.D. Martinez and Kiké Hernandez had two hits apiece for Boston in the teams' first matchup since the Astros won last year's AL Championship Series.
Williams Has 27, Celtics Make 22 3s in Game 7 Rout out of Bucks
Grant Williams scored a career-high 27 points and hit seven 3-pointers, Jayson Tatum added 23 and the Boston Celtics set a Game 7 record with 22 3-pointers to eliminate the NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks 109-81 on Sunday in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Red Sox Get 1st Series Victory in month, Win 11-3 at Texas
J.D. Martinez extended his on-base streak to 31 games with a first-inning homer, 42-year-old Rich Hill pitched into the seventh in his return from the COVID-19 list and the Red Sox won 11-3 over the Texas Rangers on Saturday night
Pivetta Ends Streak, Martinez Extends His in Red Sox Victory
Nick Pivetta allowed a run and three hits in a season-long seven innings to win for the first time since August and the Boston Red Sox had a four-run sixth inning to beat the Texas Rangers 7-1 on Friday night.
Tatum’s Huge Effort Helps Celtics Win 108-95 to Force Game 7
With the defending champion Milwaukee Bucks attempting to complete a fourth-quarter comeback for the second straight game and close out their Eastern Conference semifinal, Jayson Tatum made sure the Boston Celtics instead kept their season alive and forced a decisive seventh game.
Bruins Back Home, Beat Hurricanes 5-2 to Force 7th Game
Jeremy Swayman stopped 23 shots, and Brad Marchand had a goal and an assist for Boston in the sixth straight blowout for the home team. Charlie Coyle also had a goal and an assist for Boston, and Erik Haula and Derek Forbort added third-period goals before Curtis Lazar backhanded the puck into the empty net with 4:17 to play to make it 5-1.
Arcia’s 2-run homer in 9th lifts Braves over Red Sox 5-3
Orlando Arcia hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Atlanta Braves a 5-3 win over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night.
Holiday Stops Celtics’ Last 2 Plays, Bucks Take 3-2 Lead
Bobby Portis put back Antetokounmpo's missed free throw with 15 seconds left, and Jrue Holiday snuffed Marcus Smart on Boston's final two possessions Wednesday night as Milwaukee erased a 14-point, fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Celtics 110-107 and take a 3-2 series lead.