David Price to make season debut Monday

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price during batting practice before a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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The lefthander, after two rehab starts, will face the White Sox in Chicago, manager John Farrell said Thursday.

ALEX SPEIER

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Looking back at recent cases, it’s hard to know what to take out of minor league performances by major league pitchers.

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During a radio interview, Celtics president Danny Ainge said, “They politely declined.”

Rangers at Red Sox | 7:10 p.m.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/24/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Chin052317Sox-Rangers_Spt11.jpg Red Sox looking to complete sweep of Rangers tonight

Drew Pomeranz gets the start for Boston as he seeks his first win since May 3.

CHAD FINN | SPORTS MEDIA

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NBC’s coverage topped the prime-time charts for a record-tying sixth consecutive year.

Cleveland, OH May 21, 2017: The Celtics Marcus Smart (36) defends against the Cavaliers Kyrie Irving. The Boston Celtics visited the Cleveland Cavaliers for Game Three of their NBA Eastern Conference Finals playoff series at the Quicken Loans Arena. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis)

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Gary Dzen

What have we learned about the Celtics without Isaiah Thomas?

Games 3 and 4 of the Celtics-Cavaliers series have given us a chance to assess other aspects of the Celtics’ game.

Cavaliers at Celtics | 8:30 p.m. (TNT)

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“This team is not going to give up, not going to stop playing,” Tyronn Lue said Thursday after Cleveland’s shootaround.

RED SOX 9, RANGERS 4

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/25/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Chin052417Bos-TexGM2_Spt11.jpg Just as he predicted, Red Sox had Chris Sale’s back

The Red Sox’ ace got plenty of run support via a 7-run seventh inning as he posted his fifth win.

Alex Speier

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/24/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Zayat_soxprice5_spts-13439-k5TG--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg David Price still not efficient in second rehab start

Price’s pitch count was way up as he lasted 3 innings and allowed six runs (three earned) for the PawSox.

RED SOX NOTEBOOK

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/25/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Chin052417Bos-TexGM2_Spt1.jpg Deven Marrero has stabilized Red Sox’ infield defense

Marrero has been quick enough to make all the routine plays, and several that weren’t.

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PATRIOTS NOTEBOOK

Malcolm Butler is being the good soldier at Patriots’ OTA

After a contentious free agency period, he reports for duty voluntarily, with nothing negative to say.

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The free agent is entering his seventh NFL season after stints with Cleveland and Cincinnati.

This is an undated handout photo of Kenzie Kent of the Boston College women's lacrosse team. (Credit: Boston College)

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NCAA LACROSSE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Kenzie Kent redoubles her efforts for BC women’s lacrosse team

Transitioning from the hockey team, she is on a mission for an elusive national championship.

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The BC women are vying for a Division 1 title, and three other championships will be decided this weekend.

CELTICS NOTEBOOK

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They went 30-11 at home during the regular season but are just 4-4 at the Garden in these playoffs.

GARY WASHBURN | ON BASKETBALL

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A win in Game 3 and a strong effort in Game 4 did a lot to soothe the wounds from a horrific first two games of the series.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/19/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/lifter.jpg Amesbury teenager is doing some heavy lifting

James English, 17, has won two national titles and is off to Belarus to take on the world in June.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/25/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Chin052417Bos-TexGM2_Spt14.jpg Red Sox’ Sam Travis gets pair of hits in major league debut

Travis laced a ball to center field in the seventh inning, the second of six hits in the inning.

Chad Finn

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/24/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/687509818.jpg Just when you thought LeBron’s four fouls were a good thing . . .

With the best player in the world on the bench, another star rose to the occasion for Cleveland.