Red Sox 4, Yankees 3

New-look Red Sox drop Yankees

Allen Craig hit a double in the third inning.

Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe

Allen Craig hit a double in his first game with Boston.

After trading John Lackey (left), Jon Lester, Jonny Gomes and others, the Red Sox swapped players with an average age of 32 for players with an average age of 27.

Evan Horowitz

In baseball, 30 is over the hill

The Red Sox took a chance in trading away older but proven stars like Jon Lester and John Lackey, but the numbers are on the team’s side.

In June, the board controlled by Arthur S. Demoulas fired his cousin, Arthur T. Demoulas.

Legal memos trace acrimony between Demoulas factions

The allegations underpinning the fateful decision to fire Arthur T. Demoulas arose nearly four years ago.

// Market Basket targets managers

Executives withheld the paychecks of a group of middle managers in hopes of forcing them to report to work on Monday.

Hamas says missing Israeli soldier may have been killed

Earlier, the group said it had captured a soldier as the temporary cease-fire collapsed.

House passes $694m border bill

The Republican legislation was passed with a 223-to-189 vote tonight.

Cardinal O’Malley criticizes new abortion clinic law

The Boston cardinal appeared to embrace anticipated efforts to overturn the measure.

Partners disputes state commission’s findings

Partners HealthCare fired back at a report that said its proposed hospital takeover would raise medical spending.

Evan Sullivan (center) of the LivableStreets Alliance gathered signatures in opposition to plans for Commonwealth Ave.

Bicycle advocates seek safety changes in Commonwealth Avenue

Current plans show narrowed sidewalks and little improvement to bicycle infrastructure.


opinion | ward sutton

// Arizona to Mexico?

New York-based cartoonist and illustrator Ward Sutton examines immigration along the US-Mexico border.


Movie Review

// Goofballs in space in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

Marvel hooked us on a screwy feeling months ago, and here they make good on the tease.