What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers.

1222260659Hope you remembered to put up the tarps before celebrating at home: The Red Sox clinched a spot in the playoffs with a win over the Indians last night. [Globe]

So. . . why even bother? A child rapist who was released from jail has been outfitted with a GPS device, despite the fact that he doesn’t have a home address and the unit doesn’t work without one. [Herald]

Any time now, guys: The respirator that failed during a power outage and caused the July death of 15-year-old Fernando Vargas still has not been examined to find out what went wrong. [Globe]

Out like Flynn: Former Boston mayor Ray Flynn might leave the hospital as early as today. [Herald]