The Yankees and Red Sox kept their postseason hopes alive on Sunday.
Both are trailing, 2-1 in the ALDS but stayed alive with wins at home.
New York blanked the Cleveland Indians, 1-0. Greg Bird homered in the 7th and Masahiro Tanaka struck out 7 through seven innings in a pitcher’s duel with Carlos Carrasco. Aroldis Chapman came on for the save retiring the last five Cleveland batters.
Boston ripped Houston, 10-3. Carlos Correa hit a 3-run homer in the 1st inning but that was it for the Astros scoring.
Rookie Rafael Devers homered and drove in 2 runs. Hanley Ramirez had 4 hits and 3 RBIs. Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a 3-run home run.
The Stratford A’s have forced a 7th and deciding game in the Kings County Baseball League finals with 7-6 come from behind victory over the Peakes Bombers.
Veteran Randy Taylor and Allister Smith drove in key runs in the 7th. Peakes led the series 3-0 but there will be deciding game this Sunday at 3.00 in Peakes.
A record setting day for Marc Campbell in the Atlantic Breeders Crown at Red Shores. He drove five winners and has 122 for the season in Charlottetown. Campbell also set a single season record for purse money with over $504-thousand. That passes the mark set by Kenny Arsenault in 2009. Best mile of the day was by Elm Grove Kaboom with Campbell behind in 1.54/1.
The winners on championship day included:
2 year old trot – Windmeredontworry 2.00/3
3 yearold trot – Pappy Go Go 1.59/4
2 year old fillies – Woodmere Ceildh 1.57/1
Open trot – Kennel Buddy 1.59/4
2 year old colts – Half Cut 1.55/2
3 year old fillies – Filly Forty Seven 1.55/3
Open mares – Ramblinglily 1.55/4
3 year old colts – Island Energenic 1.56/1
Invitaitional – Elm Grove Kaboom 1.54/1
The New York Rangers shutout the Montreal Canadiens, 2-0 in the only NHL game yesterday.
Henrik Lundqvist with 34 saves.
Summerside’s Jeremy McKenna got his 6th goal of the season a power play but his Moncton Wildcats lost 4-3 to Rimouski in overtime.
Drummondville trimmed Cape Breton, 5-4 in the Q along with Acadie-Bathurst shutting out Quebec, 3-0. The first loss for the Remparts. The Armada got by Halifax, 5-4 in OT.
The Kensington Vipers edged the Western Red Wings, 4-3 on opening night in the Island Jr. B League.
Sherwood over Eastern, 4-2.
UPEI men’s stopped St. F.X., 88-80 in the Capers Fall Classic in Sydney. The Panthers were 1-2.
UPEI finished second in the Concordia women’s basketball tourney in Montreal with an 80-56 runaway win over Algoma. UPEI was 2-1.
A busy NFL sked on Sunday.
Among the games Green Bay got by Dallas, 35-31.
Baltimore dropped Oakland, 30-17.
Carolina downed Detroit, 27-24.
The baseball division playoff series continue today in all four series.
Houston at Boston at 2.00
Chicago at Washington at 5.00.
Cleveland in New York at 8.00.
Arizona at Los Angeles at 11.00.
The Astros and Indians leading 2-1 in the best of fives.
The Dodgers up 2-0 and the Cubs and Nats tied, 1-1.
The Thanksgiving Day Pace will highlight a 12 dash card of harness racing at Red Shores in Summerside with post time at 1.00.
Likely To Win is the 5-2 favourite.
It’s also a Prince County Horsemen’s Club family day at the track.
The NHL has three afternoon games….Colorado at Boston, St. Louis at the NY Islanders, and New Jersey in Buffalo.
Tonight, Chicago in Toronto in a battle of two high scoring teams plus Washington at Tampa Bat, Winnipeg in Edmonton and Calary visits Anaheim.
Edmonton visits Montreal in CFL football.
The NFL Monday night game is Minnesota at Chicago.