On Sunday the Red Sox claimed infielder Luis Jimenez after the 27-year-old was designated for assignment by the Brewers on Saturday. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Red Sox transferred catcher Ryan Hanigan to the 60-day disabled list after having surgery Saturday on his fractured finger.
Jimenez appeared in 15 games for Milwaukee this season, going 1-for-15 with a run scored and a walk. Both of his starts came at third base (seven...
FOXBORO — Bill Belichick walked into the room Saturday night and sounded like a football man happy with the way his team added depth to a team coming off a Super Bowl title. In all, the Patriots selected seven defensive players (only one cornerback), three offensive players (all on Saturday) and a special teams player with their 11 picks over three days.
“That’s another draft in the books. It was kind of a big day for us,” Belichick said. “We were pretty involved all the way through each round ‘ either picking or moving or whatever in the round. So, doing a lot of activity. I feel like things got off to a good start with [Trey] Flowers; real productive player at Arkansas. [He]...
In the richest fight in the history of boxing, Floyd Mayweather improved to 48-0 after beating Manny Pacquiao on points Saturday night.
Two ringside judges scored the fight 116-112, while the other ruled it 118-110.
Mayweather was able to use his superior reach for much of the fight to fend off the smaller Pacquiao, who ended up chasing his opponent for much of the fight.
“I take my hat off to Manny Pacquiao. I see now why he is at the pinnacle of boxing,” Mayweather told reporters. “I knew he was going to push me, win some rounds. I wasn’t being hit with a lot of shots until I sit in a pocket and he landed a lot of shots.”
It was disclosed after the decision that Pacquiao was participating in the fight with an injured right shoulder, which he damaged around March 11 (according to promoter Bob Arum). The Nevada boxing...
FOXBORO — The Patriots will sign former Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner as an underrated free agent and convert him to wide receiver, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
The 6-foot-4, 216-pounder has been Michigan’s No. 1 quarterback the last few years, and posted a 61 percent completion rate, 6,336 passing yards, with 44 touchdowns and 32 picks over the course of his career with the Wolverines. But it sounds like the Patriots will try and push Gardner down the same road they went with Julian Edelman, who moved from college quarterback to receiver when he joined New England and great success as a result.
For what it’s worth, Gardner does have some receiving background — he had 18 catches for 286 yards and four touchdowns as a collegian.
The Red Sox will be without catcher Ryan Hanigan for quite some time.
After fracturing his finger Friday night, the catcher had surgery Saturday and isn’t expected to return until at least after the All-Star break.
“He had surgery today,” manager John Farrell said. “There were some pins inserted. It’s going to be a lengthy recovery time. I wouldn’t anticipate him back before the All-Star break.”
With Blake Swihart making his major league debut Saturday, the team has he and Sandy Leon as the only catchers. Farrell doesn’t know how the exact split of time will go.
“I don’t have an exact split on it,” Farrell said before the game. “Blake is a darn good prospect. And yet, he’s going to get a lot...
WEEI.com’s Mike Petraglia and Ryan Hannable discuss the selection of 6-foot-2, 320-pound defensive lineman Malcom Brown out of the University of Texas by the Patriots with the 32nd overall pick Thursday night and where the Patriots might go to fill needs in Rounds 2 and 3 on Friday.
The NFL Sunday Crew is working Draft Night. Dickerson, Price, Fauria, and DeOssie discuss the Patriots picking DT Malcolm Brown with the 32nd pick in the 2015 NFL Draft and how that pick will benefit the team.
Greg Dickerson and John Tomase discuss the amazing season for the Celts and if they have any chance against Lebron and the Cleveland Cavs in a seven game series. If they do, HOW ... how do they get it done?
Brian "White Mamba" Scalabrine joins the guys to talk about the Celtics playoff push, the development of Marcus Smart and James Young, and the prospect of Brad Stevens leaving the Celtics for a college job.
Brow Buff's Sam Packard and Ben Kichen break down Marcus Smart's unfortunate ball tap, debate leadership in the Celtics locker room, and rehash the great Kevin Love to Boston rumors.
Larry joined the guys to discuss the Sox pitching issues and his role in Boston 2024.
Joe and Dave talk with Hanley Ramirez about the Red Sox beating the Blue Jays tonight behind another home run from him. They talk about how good he's been hitting breaking pitches and the way the team bounced back after the loss yesterday.
Live from Fenway, Dale, Michael and Jerry Thornton speak with Red Sox Manager John Farrell about just how bad his pitching staff has been.
The awesomely knowledgeable Fluto Shinzawa calls DJ, Naoko and Pete to talk about his thoughts on the future of the B's. He discusses his column from earlier this week on Cam Neely wanting to give Claude the ax earlier in the season but not getting the ok. Fluto shares his thoughts on Chiarelli's firing, the future for Claude and where the Bruins should go from here. He also gives his opinion on potential moves the team can make, who would fit in here, his thoughts on the NHL playoffs so far and more.
In the final hour of the "midseason finale" as DJ likes to call it, the crew discuss more about the future of the Bruins franchise, the possible power struggle in the front office and who should be the head coach going forward. They talk to intelligent and talented Fluto Shinzawa about all of these thing and more in an excellent interview, and finally, DJ says THANK YOU!
DJ, Naoko and Pete get into the huge week for the Bruins that saw the franchise move on from GM Peter Chiarelli. They discuss why that was done and if they agree. What does this mean for Claude? They talk about Claude and if he can exist here. If not, who would work in Boston? They also get into the NHL Draft Lottery last night and talk to ESPN Boston's Joey "National" McDonald live from Tampa, Florida.
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The guys discussed the Pats first round pick.
Todd McShay on the NFL draft.
The guys discuss how Roger Goodell messed up Marcus Mariota's name and Suzy Kolber asking corny questions to the players drafted.
Lou, Christian and Tim laugh about Callahan not knowing how to pronounce music producer "Suge Knight's" name, Hooters vs Buffalo Wild Wings, and a protester who won't stop swearing live on CNN.
The guys weigh in on whether or not the Red Sox should acknowledge Alex Rodriguez if he hits home run number 660, at Fenway Park this weekend.
We discuss the draft with the talented Field Yates of ESPN and ESPN Boston.
We talk NFL draft after day one landed the Patriots Texas defensive tackle Malcom Smith.
Dale, Michael and Jerry discuss the supposed moral implications of watching or supporting this fight that includes noted woman beater Floyd Mayweather.
Mikey, Lenny, and Erin talk about the Sox 7-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Patriots Day and the Sox hold on first place in the AL East. Also, the Celtics trail the Cavs 1 Game to 0 in their 1st Round series and the 2015 Boston Marathon is in the books.
Mikey Adams, joined by Lenny Megliola and Chris Villani, talks about the Red Sox home opening win at Fenway and the Bruins fallout after missing the playoffs including the future of Peter Chiarelli and Claude Julien.
Chris Price joins Mut to talk about how Revis will heat up the Jets-Pats rivalry next season
Ben and Russ preview Revs vs Red Bulls, talk about the state of the MLS, and discuss the latest rumors and gossip.
In honor of the release of "Avengers: Age of Ultron," Jerry and his pal Adam "Uncle Buck" Cormack discuss the Golden Age of the Superhero Movie, why the genre is so popular and count down their all time favorite superhero films.
The NFL has welcomed 32 new players into the league as of last night and there are many implications for Fantasy Football this season. Jim Hackett & Pete Davidson of Rotobahn.com get into who was picked, where they landed and how the impacts the 2015 Fantasy Football landscape. Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota, Amari Cooper and Kevin White top the list of 10 skill position players taken in Round 1 and Jim and Pete have plenty of analysis and opinion to bridge the gap before Round 2 starts. Enjoy!
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