Sox owner Henry injured aboard yacht

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Sox owner Henry injured aboard yacht

By Maureen Mullen
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BOSTON -- Red Sox principal owner John Henry was injured Friday afternoon in an incident aboard his yacht. He walked off the yacht under his own power, wearing a neck brace, reported WBZs Radio Mike Macklin.

The Red Sox confirmed Henry was in a minor accident. According to WBZ: Sox president Larry Lucchino told WBZ there was a minor incident on the boat, but wouldnt elaborate. He said he expects Henry to be OK.

Henry was at Fenway Park earlier Friday to meet with Terry Francona, but left around. Henry drove out of Fenway Park, preceded by Francona, bench coach DeMarlo Hale, and followed by Sox chairman Tom Werner in separate vehicles.

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Yankees beat Blue Jays, Red Sox have chance to clinch AL East on Tuesday

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Yankees beat Blue Jays, Red Sox have chance to clinch AL East on Tuesday

For tonight, the Boston Red Sox can say "thank you" to the New York Yankees.

Despite the Toronto Blue Jays loading the bases with no out in the ninth, the Yankees hold on to beat the Blue Jays, 7-5. The result moves the Red Sox' magic number in the AL East to just one game. 

David Price will take the mound for the Red Sox on Tuesday night against those very Yankees with a chance to clinch the division. 

They can also clinch the AL East with a Toronto loss to the Baltimore Orioles. 

Dee Gordon homers leading off as Marlins mourn Jose Fernandez

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Dee Gordon homers leading off as Marlins mourn Jose Fernandez

MIAMI - Dee Gordon hit an emotional homer in Miami's first at-bat following the death of Marlins ace Jose Fernandez in a boating accident.

Leading off the first inning Monday night against the New York Mets, Gordon pulled a 2-0 pitch from Bartolo Colon over the wall in right for his first homer of the season.

Gordon circled the bases slowly and was crying when he reached home plate. He tapped his chest and waved toward the sky, and then sobbed as teammates hugged him in the dugout.

Gordon took the first pitch batting right-handed, in tribute to the right-handed Fernandez. Gordon then switched to his normal left side.

Fernandez died Sunday morning, prompting the Marlins to cancel their game that day against Atlanta.