Red Sox left fielder Andrew Benintendi leaps and makes the catch to rob the Dodgers Brian Dozier of a hit in the top of the fifth inning.

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For Andrew Benintendi, an unforgettable catch, a gutsy at-bat, and a new nickname

His fifth-inning at-bat made just as much of an impact as his leaping catch that robbed the Dodgers of a hit.


// After a lifetime of historic postseason failure, David Price finds playoff mojo

The lefthander dazzled the Dodgers Wednesday, allowing only three hits in six innings.

Christopher L. Gasper

// In his last two starts, David Price has transformed into a playoff ace

Price?s metamorphosis is representative of the Red Sox? playoff redemption as a team.

The Big Picture

// Photos from the Red Sox? Game 2 victory

Globe photographers captured the sights of Wednesday?s game at Fenway Park.

// Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez are basically Fenway regulars now

J. Lo was reading signs like a major league pro from the stands on Wednesday.

Newton, MA--10/23/2018-- Bob Gaynor poses for a portrait next to the bronze sculpture that he made of legendary Dodgers pitcher Sandy Koufax which now resides in his front yard. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 25BaseballSculpture Reporter:

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He?s a Red Sox fan, but one Dodger holds a special place in his heart ? and his yard

Bob Gaynor never imagined that four years after completing a sculpture of Sandy Koufax, he?d see a World Series between the Red Sox and the Dodgers.

// Had to go to sleep early last night? Here are key Red Sox moments you missed

The Red Sox defeated the LA Dodgers, 4-2, in Game 2.

// Give us your stay-up-late tips

Exhausted after staying up until midnight to watch Game One of the World Series? Us too. Let?s collaborate on how we can make this work for the rest of the week.

// Several ski resorts in New England opening early after blast of cold air

Ski mountains have been able to open early thanks to consistently low temperatures that allow for artificial snow-making, even when there isn?t enough natural snowfall.

// Ex-Patriots receiver Malcolm Mitchell still wants to play football

The former University of Georgia star continues to rehab from several knee surgeries, hoping to catch back on in the NFL.

// John C. Burke, a Globe editor who ?represented the best? about journalism, dies at 88

?He was not someone who said, ?Let?s let things happen.? That didn?t apply to John. He made things happen,? said Thomas Mulvoy, a former Globe managing editor.

// UK police hunt shoplifter who looks like David Schwimmer

?Officers, I swear it wasn?t me. As you can see, I was in New York,? the actor wrote alongside an accompanying video that played up his similarity to the suspect.

// Tom Wopat, ?Dukes of Hazzard? star who pleaded guilty in Waltham case, heading on tour

The 67-year-old television icon and musician announced an upcoming tour in a recent post to his Twitter account.

Packages sent to Biden, De Niro intercepted

Packages addressed to former vice president Joe Biden and actor Robert De Niro were said to be similar to others that contained explosives and were sent to prominent Democrats this week.

// Trump blames media over ?anger? amid wave of attempted bombings

?It has gotten so bad and hateful that it is beyond description. Mainstream Media must clean up its act, FAST!? President Trump wrote.

// Mattis expected to send hundreds of troops to border

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is expected to sign an order as early as Thursday sending 800 or more troops to the southern border to support the Border Patrol.

Boston 25 News

Seven people hurt in Uphams Corner crash involving MBTA bus and car

The injured passengers were transported to area hospitals for treatment.

// Law enforcement group calls State Police reforms ?inadequate?

The group of current and former members of State Police and other law enforcement is calling for the creation of an oversight panel whose members have no ties to state politics.

Building inspector Jack Roberto carried a painting of Jesus  from the First Baptist Church after fire gutted the church Tuesday night. The painting somehow was not damaged by the fire.

Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

Wakefield town center suffers a blow to the heart

Firefighters were still pouring water onto the historic First Baptist Church Wednesday morning, hours after an apparent lightning strike ignited a seven-alarm fire.

This image provided by Facebook shows the company's product called Portal. Facebook is marketing the device Portal, as a way for its more than 2 billion users to chat with one another without having to fuss with positioning and other controls. (Facebook via AP)

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Tech Lab

Facebook has a new device to keep an eye on you. Is this a good thing?

Facebook?s new Portal device, seen in a commercial during Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night, will track users during video calls.

// Changing story again, Saudi Arabia says killing of journalist was planned

Saudi Attorney General Saud al-Mojeb said investigators concluded the killing of Jamal Khashoggi was a premeditated crime after reviewing evidence presented by Turkish officials.

// What to expect from this weekend?s nor?easter

Here?s the latest from forecasters on what to expect from this weekend?s nor?easter.

Brockton police cruiser and State Police cruiser collide in Concord

The law enforcement vehicles crashed into each other as they were pursuing a vehicle wanted for traffic violations in Brockton.

Phil Cronin used the SpotHero app to reserve a parking space three days in advance of a Red Sox playoff game, only to have the company blow off its

Sean P. Murphy | The Fine Print

SpotHero parking reservation is guaranteed ? except when it?s not

SpotHero?s CEO defended the company?s decision to renege on a patron?s $10 parking spot near Fenway Park after the Red Sox made the playoffs.

// SJC head emphasizes judicial independence in annual speech

A judge?s unpopular rulings should not be enough to remove a judge from his position, Chief Justice Ralph D Gants said in his State of the Judiciary address.

// Come see Globe Live

After two sold-out seasons, Globe Live ? a live storytelling show featuring the Globe?s top journalists ? returns to the Emerson Paramount Center Nov. 3 & 4.

Opinion & Ideas

Editorial Board Endorsement

// Vote yes on Question 2

The Globe editorial board endorses a ballot question that would create an unpaid state commission to study ways to overturn Citizens United.

Special reports

// Inside our Secret Courts

Criminal charges often disappear. There are few rules and fewer records. In these private hearings, who you are ? and who you know ? may be just as important as right and wrong. Read the Spotlight report.


// The Globe Investigates

We go beyond just sharing stories: We?ll give you a window into how we report and hold officials accountable. Join us.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Photos from the Red Sox? Game 2 victory

Globe photographers captured the sights of Wednesday?s game at Fenway Park.


// Opinion: Epilepsy, my life-threatening condition, is not your ?undue burden?

I was thrown out of college in 1981 because of my epilepsy. That?s still happening to students today, as institutions exploit an ADA loophole.

Love Letters: The Podcast

// Until next year, my sweetheart

In a special bonus episode, Meredith Goldstein explores what happens to summer romance when the summer ends, and ?Wet Hot American Summer? creator David Wain shares a girl-crazy memory from his own camp days.

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic


Real Estate

//$medium-9070.jpg Are we ignoring ? or outright banning ? an easy affordable-housing fix?

Mobile homes may be the least expensive and most effective means of addressing the region?s housing shortage.

Globe event

// Seattle?s mayor talks growing pains that offer some lessons for Boston

Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan spoke at a Globe event on how innovation is shaping our world, and she?s in high demand among the hundreds of mayors gathered in Boston.


// Play the crossword

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