The Red Sox completed a 4 game thrashing of the Rangers 10-0. 7 scoreless from Dice-K, including his normal 5 walks, but whatever, they won.
The Rays survived another injury, this time to the DL-bound Troy Percival, and knocked off the hapless A's in 12.
The White Sox knocked around the Royals, thanks to 4 home runs in the 6th. The winning pitcher was sent back to AAA after the game.
The Twins tried to make a deal, but couldn't.
The Mets finished off the Nats and regained first place in the NL East.
The Phillies offense took the night off again (a paid night off) and were downed by Hiroki Kuroda and the Dodgers. Manny finally cut his hair, albeit just a bit ( he went 0-3). Brad Penny is going back on the DL.
Michael Phelps adds to his remarkable Olympic Gold totals.
Maine's own Ian Crocker had the 3rd fastest 100M butterfly in prelims this morning, which sets the stage for what may be Michael Phelps only real challenge in these games. The 100m Butterfly final is 10:10 PM live Friday Night EST.
US Gymnast Nastia Liuikin won gold.
The US Baseball team lost a close one to Cuba in extras.
The New England Patriots bolstered their secondary with more veteran leadership Thursday, by signing veteran John Lynch.
Buffalo played in Toronto last night and looked sharp in victory.
In Celtics news rookie JR Giddens signed a 2 year deal.
In related news Jayme Parker from NESN loves the Central Maine Sports Blog.