Portland finishes sixth in the East after a 4-1 loss at Bridgeport and will face Syracuse in the opening round.
Ervin Santana pitches seven strong innings in the Royals' 4-2 win in the first game of a doubleheader. Boston loses the second game 5-4.
Portland holds off a New Britain comeback and picks up its third consecutive win over the Rock Cats.
The Bruins honor heroes from the last week after a 3-0 win that moves them into a tie for the division lead.
Starter John Lackey is scheduled to pitch Monday night against the Binghamton Mets and reliever Craig Breslow is expected to pitch Tuesday night.
Allen Webster had a 0.90 ERA and no record with 12 strikeouts and three walks in 10 innings during two starts at Triple-A Pawtucket.
New York grants the star cornerback permission to take a physical and negotiate a contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, signaling a trade is imminent.
The Bangor native was a standout basketball and baseball player at Bangor High School. He also played basketball at Bowdoin College.
The race starts with tributes to the Boston victims with a moment of silence.
Boston scores eight points in the fourth quarter of Game 1 as Carmelo Anthony leads New York.
For this year's draft, the spotlight is on the men who block for and sack quarterbacks.
The Clippers beat NYA, a rival and the team that eliminated them last year, in a boys' lacrosse opener.
Enjoy a tour of the Gray woodlands led by a small herd of these frisky and intelligent critters.