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05/22/2012 - 12:05am
Youkilis doubles, walks twice for PawSox

BALTIMORE -- Red Sox corner infielder Kevin Youkilis doubled and walked twice in four plate appearances in what was likely the last game of his rehab assignment. He played all nine innings at third base for Triple-A Pawtucket, though he was involved in just one play (an early groundout).

Youkilis went 4-for-11 with two doubles, three walks and four strikeouts in four games with the PawSox. He will now travel to Baltimore on Tuesday to be examined by the Sox. Assuming that there are no setbacks, the 33-year-old -- who has been on the disabled list for three weeks due to a back strain -- is expected to be activated for Tuesday's contest against Baltimore.

"Sounds like he’s just what the doctor ordered," said Sox manager Bobby Valentine.

The Sox are considering keeping Will Middlebrooks on their big league roster with Youkilis back. Given that Cody Ross will be placed on the disabled list on Tuesday, the team is reluctant to...

05/21/2012 - 11:47pm
Patriots sign sixth-round pick Nate Ebner

The Patriots announced Monday night they have signed sixth-round draft pick Nate Ebner. Ebner, a 6-foot, 205-pound defensive back from Ohio State, was selected with the 197th pick overall in the 2012 draft. He was a special teams player and reserve safety during his three seasons at Ohio State. A former world-class rugby player, he originally joined Ohio State as a walk-on in 2009. Last season, he played in all 12 games and was named the team’s outstanding special teams player. Ebner is the fourth member of New England's rookie class to sign a contract, joining second-rounder Tavon Wilson and seventh-round selections Alfonzo Dennard and Jeremy Ebert.

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05/21/2012 - 11:20pm
Bass: 'Reverend Dooling' delivered 'sermon'

With the prospects of heading to Philadelphia needing a win just to stay alive in the series facing them squarely in the face, the Celtics needed answers quickly at halftime Monday. They got the answers from Brandon Bass and the inspiration from Keyon Dooling as the Celtics outscored the Sixers, 54-35, in the final 24 minutes to walk away from Game 5 with a 101-85 win in Game 5 Monday night. 

The Sixers dominated the first half, but led by just three at the half, 50-47. That's when Doc Rivers and Dooling spoke to the team about playing better defense. Ironically, it was the 18 points scored by Bass that fired the Celtics up on offense, as he outscored the Sixers, 18-16, by himself. Now Bass and the Celtics can close out the Sixers Wednedsay night in Philadelphia with a win, and move on to the Eastern Conference finals for the third time in five years.

"With the same approach we took tonight, with defensive intensity," Bass said of...

05/21/2012 - 10:21pm
Sox get back to .500 with win vs. O's

All nine members of the Red Sox lineup had at least one hit, and eight of the nine either scored or drove in a run, as the Sox claimed an 8-6 win over the Orioles in Baltimore. With the victory -- the Sox's ninth in 11 games -- Boston got back to .500 for the first time since April 30.

A rough start from Clay Buchholz had the Sox trailing, 5-2, after five innings. But the team rallied to tie the game in the sixth, with a rally that was initiated by a colossal homer to right by David Ortiz and that continued when Adrian Gonzalez and Will Middlebrooks collected hits to put runners on first and second with no outs. A groundout put a pair of runners in scoring position, and a Daniel Nava sac fly and a balk by Baltimore starter Tommy Hunter (with Middlebrooks dancing off of third) tied the game, 5-5.

The Sox took the lead the next inning when Gonzalez delivered a bases-loaded sac fly and Middlebrooks (who matched a career-high with three hits)...

05/21/2012 - 9:23pm
Hook, line, sinker: Bass reels in Sixers

Brandon Bass scored 18 of his 27 points in the third quarter and outscored Philadelphia all by himself as the Celtics came from behind to beat the Sixers, 101-85, Monday night at TD Garden. The Celtics lead the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal series, 3-2, and can advance to the conference finals with a win on Wednesday night in Game 6 at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. 

Kevin Garnett added 20 points while Rajon Rondo had 13 points and 14 assists for the Celtics, who are now 8-0 in pivotal Game 5 situations where the series is tied. 

In a stark contrast to Game 4 in Philadelphia, the Sixers came out on fire in the first half, making 23 of their first 36 shots from the floor and shooting 60 percent from the field. 

Just as troubling for the Celtics was the trend that continued from Friday, when Philadelphia won most of the battles for loose balls to maintain their lead for most of the first half. At one point, the...

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