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05/06/2013 - 12:20pm
TO: Playing for Pats would be 'no-brainer'

Terrell Owens spent some time this offseason working out with Tom Brady, but that doesn’t mean he’s going to be signing with the Patriots anytime soon — although he certainly wouldn’t pass up the chance.

Speaking with BlindsideFootball.com, the occasionally controversial wide receiver talked about his recent sessions with Brady, as well as the possibility of him signing with New England.

“I think that’s a no-brainer,” Owens said. “You look at what they’ve done over the years. Under the tutelage of Tom and Coach [Bill] Belichick, I think the sky would be the limit in terms of what I’d be able to do, considering my body of work and my history of playing the game.”

But Owens said his connection...

05/06/2013 - 7:52am
Mashup: Boston writer denies LeBron unanimity

Welcome to Monday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire.

MONDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NHL playoffs: Bruins at Maple Leafs, 7 p.m. (NESN, NHL Network) NHL playoffs: Capitals at Rangers, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN) NHL playoffs: Ducks at Red Wings, 8 p.m. (CNBC) NHL playoffs: Blues at Kings, 10 p.m. (NBCSN) NBA playoffs: Bulls at Heat, 7 p.m. (TNT) NBA playoffs: Warriors at Spurs, 9:30 p.m. (TNT) MLB: Twins at Red Sox, 7:10 p.m. (NESN Plus; WEEI-FM) MLB: Braves at Reds, 7 p.m. (ESPN)

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05/05/2013 - 7:00pm
Rangers walk off past Sox to finish sweep

The Red Sox suffered their first series sweep of the season Sunday, enduring a 4-3 walkoff loss to the Rangers when former Sox Adrian Beltre delivered a two-out single in the bottom of the ninth to score Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus.

The Sox possessed a 3-1 lead in the sixth, with Jon Lester stifling the Rangers on a day when Yu Darvish allowed three runs early but nothing after while featuring electric stuff (en route to 14 strikeouts). But Lester not only have up a game-tying two-run homer in the sixth, but also hit a wall with his pitch efficiency, resulting in yet another instance of the Sox needing to lean on their bullpen for more than two innings.

That, in turn, meant that it was Clayton Mortensen on the mound with the game in the balance in the ninth. Certainly, Mortensen has proven a solid pitcher this year, but he’s not a pitcher whom...

05/05/2013 - 2:08pm
MRI set for Andrew Bailey; DL possible

Red Sox reliever Andrew Bailey will have an exam and an MRI after sitting for roughly a week because of what is being called biceps soreness. Manager John Farrell was asked Sunday if it was possible the righty would have to go on the disabled list, and Farrell said the team would likely “have more information on that that” when the team returns to Boston.

In 13 games this season, Bailey is 1-0 with a 1.46 ERA and has converted five saves in six chances in 12.1 innings of work. He last pitched April 28 against Houston, meaning that if he were to land on the DL, his stint could be backdated to April 29 — with Sunday marking the seventh day of a potential stint on the 15-day DL.

For more Red Sox news, check out weei.com/redsox.


05/05/2013 - 12:05pm
Lineup: Middlebrooks, Salty sit vs. Darvish

With the Red Sox facing major league strikeout leader Yu Darvish of the Rangers on Sunday as they try to avoid a three-game sweep in Texas, the Sox will feature a reconfigured lineup. Third baseman Will Middlebrooks, catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia and right fielder Shane Victorino are all out of the lineup, with Pedro Ciriaco, David Ross and Mike Carp finding their ways into the lineup.

For a look at matchup histories between the two teams and the opposing starters, click here.

RED SOX LINEUP

Jacoby Ellsbury, CF Daniel Nava, RF Dustin Pedroia, 2B David Ortiz, DH Mike Napoli, 1B Mike Carp, LF David Ross, C Stephen Drew, SS Pedro Ciriaco, 3B

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