Don Orsillo makes his return to Fenway Park

Ben Gould of Boston was outside of Fenway Park handing out

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Monday’s game was Orsillo’s first at Fenway since he learned last week he was being replaced in the booth.

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New England sent a conditional draft pick to New Orleans for the return specialist, who also lines up at receiver.

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The outfielder was dealt for Single A lefthanded pitcher Luis Ysla.

Red Sox 4, Yankees 3

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Mookie Betts added a two-run shot for Boston and Jackie Bradley Jr. had three hits.


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The ex-Giant has made some adjustments in the field and still is getting used to AL pitching.


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Josh Boyce, Jonathan Krause, Jimmay Mundine, Joe Vellano, and Dekoda Watson were let go Monday.

Patriots tight end Michael Hoomanawanui (47), working with a sand bag, might have some heavy lifting ahead of him.

Tight ends may get call to fill fullback void for Patriots

Michael Hoomanawanui could be a top candidate to take on some of the role injured James Develin played.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/09/01/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/200_brady_court.jpg Judge could rule on Deflategate as soon as Tuesday

The judge in the case will probably either uphold the Patriots quarterback’s four-game ban or will completely vacate it.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/IMG_3594A-7495--90x90.jpg Tom Brady sketch artist gets second chance

After plenty of disapproval for her first effort, courtroom sketch artist Jane Rosenberg practiced for Monday’s hearing.

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 28: Junichi Tazawa #36 of the Boston Red Sox reacts while pitching in the tenth inning against the New York Mets on August 28, 2015 at Citi Field in the Flushing Neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Nate Shron/Getty Images)

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Alex Speier

Can Dave Dombrowski rebuild the Red Sox bullpen?

In 13 of the 14 years under Dombrowski, the Detroit bullpen ranked in the bottom half of the American League.

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“The Big O” is returning to the station to join Christian Fauria and Lou Merloni weekdays from 10 to 2.

Red Sox notebook

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/09/01/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Hanley.jpg Hanley Ramirez is out of the lineup again

Team doctors checked out his sore right shoulder before the Red Sox played the Yankees.


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Both players are eligible to be offered extensions prior to the Oct. 31 deadline.

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The fan, sitting four rows from the field, was hit on the left elbow but stayed in her seat.

Jason Day cruised to a six-shot victory at the Barclays over the weekend.

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As Deutsche Bank approaches, no one is hotter than Jason Day

Day has won three of his last four events — and TPC Boston is a course that he “absolutely loves.”


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After reaching the US Open final last year, Nishikori’s stay at Flushing Meadows ended on the first day of play.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/09/01/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/2015-09-01T005814Z_4737828_TB3EB9102OSIE_RTRMADP_3_TENNIS-OPEN.jpg Serena Williams eases her way into second round

The No. 1-ranked American reached the second round when opponent Vitalia Diatchenko of Russia retired with an injury.


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Coach Steve Addazio also reported that linebacker Tim Joy will miss two games with a knee injury.

Ex-QB Elijah Robinson will help BC on the receiving end

The freshman is switching positions at a time when the Eagles’ receiving ranks have been thinned by injury.

Kevin Paul Dupont

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Read his recent “On Second Thought” columns and more features from the longtime Globe writer.

Belichick era database


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Look back on the Boston Globe’s coverage of every game the Patriots have played since Bill Belichick became the head coach in 2000.