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08/09/2010 - 7:29pm
BC linebacker Herzlich misses practice

Boston College All-American Mark Herzlich was held out of practice Monday with a foot injury. Herzlich, who missed all of the 2009 season with bone cancer, was set to return to practice for the first time on Monday.

"Yeah, it's frustrating," Herzlich told the Boston Globe Monday. "It doesn't get much more frustrating, to be honest. Mentally preparing to come back for the first day and being ready to go was obviously one of the goals. With my leg, that is fine and that's ready to go. This foot set me back. It's frustrating, I've just got to take it in stride."


08/09/2010 - 5:57pm
Lester, Sox earn series split with Yanks

Somebody needed to step up for the Red Sox, and Jon Lester, Daniel Bard, and Jonathan Papelbon did just that. The Sox starter befuddled the Yankees for much of Monday afternoon’s series finale at Yankee Stadium, holding the hosts scoreless through 6 1/3 innings before giving way to relievers Bard and Papelbon. The end result was a 2-1 win for the Sox over the Yanks and renewed optimism as Terry Francona’s team heads to Toronto. For more analysis, visit Closing Time on the Full Count blog.


08/09/2010 - 5:32pm
Ellsbury ties Red Sox stolen base record

By stealing four bases in the Red Sox' series finale with the Yankees Monday, Jacoby Ellsbury tied Jerry Remy's mark for the most steals in one game by a member of the Sox. Ellsbury, who came into the game with two steals on the season, had previously stolen three bases in a game on three different occasions. Ellsbury became the first opposing player to steal four bases against the Yankees since Brady Anderson managed the feat in 1998. With swipes by Ryan Kalish and J.D. Drew, the Sox also totaled six steals in a game for the first time since June 17, 2008. For more on the Red Sox see the team page at weei.com/redsox.


08/09/2010 - 3:03pm
Shaq to be introduced Tuesday

The Celtics newest attraction Shaquille O'Neal will have his introductory press conference Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. in Waltham at the team's practice facility. Doc Rivers will be in attendance with O'Neal who signed a two-year deal for the veteran minimum last week. For more Celtics news see the team page at weei.com/celtics.


08/09/2010 - 2:58pm
Hermida outrighted to Triple-A Pawtucket

Outfielder Jeremy Hermida, who had been designated for assignment July 31, has been outrighted to Triple-A Pawtucket by the Red Sox. The 26-year-old Hermida had hit .203 with five homers in 52 games with the Sox, and had been in an 0-for-17 slump prior to being DFA'd. For more Red Sox coverage see the team page at weei.com/redsox.


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