Michael Vega

Vega is a 25-year veteran of the Sports department. He has covered the Daytona and Indianapolis 500s, Super Bowl, World Series, NBA Finals, NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, NCAA championships, US Open, and the Boston Marathon, a course which he has driven but not yet run.

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Travis Shaw’s big day came out of nowhere

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The rookie third baseman scored five runs — one for each time he’s been called up this season.

Alejandro De Aza not distracted by trade rumors

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The right fielder said it was important to stick to his routine leading up to Friday’s game.

Minor League Notebook

Pawtucket’s Marco Hernandez off to a strong start

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Manager Kevin Boles has been impressed by the infielder since his promotion from Double A.

Michael Vega | Sunday auto racing notes

Roger Penske wants Brickyard 400 for his (Triple) crown

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Although car owner Penske has 16 victories in the Indy 500, he has never won the Sprint Cup race at the Brickyard.