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04/25/2010 - 10:27pm
BC hockey players in car accident

Three members of Boston College's national championship hockey team were among seven individuals in a car involved in a collision with an MBTA trolley late Saturday night, according to multiple reports. Philip Samuelsson, Parker Milner and Patrick Wey, all freshmen, were in a Jeep Cherokee that allegedly swerved in front of the train on Commonwealth Ave. MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo said the trolley operator saw three of the car's occupants remove what appeared to be alcoholic beverage containers before fleeing the scene. Four occupants were transported to the hospital for non-life-threatning neck and back injuries, including Samuelsson and Wey. Milner was one of the three individuals who allegedly fled. "All seven of these individuals face charges of being minors in possession of alcohol," Pesaturo said. A statement from Boston College said the driver, 19-year-old Jane Stanton, was not drinking at the time of the accident.


04/25/2010 - 5:38pm
Francona: Wake 'going to go to the bullpen'

Red Sox manager Terry Francona confirmed that Tim Wakfield will be moved from the starting rotation to the bullpen in his postgame press conference on Sunday.

 

"He's the guy that can handle this. We're not turning him into a reliever, but he's going to go to the bullpen," Francona said. "We think he can handle that. I understand emotions are involved, a lot of things are involved. I'm trying to do what I think is best for the ballclub. We'll work our way through this."

 

Wakefield was outstanding on Sunday, allowing just two runs and six hits in 6.2 innings pitched. 


04/25/2010 - 5:21pm
Orioles get better of Sox in 10th

The Red Sox were unable to take advantage of a strong start by Tim Wakefield Sunday, falling to the Orioles by a final of 7-6 in 10 innings.

 

Rhyne Hughes singled in Miguel Tejada to give Baltimore a 5-4 lead in the 10th inning, and that was followed by a two-run double from Matt Wieters. All three runs were charged to Scott Atchison, who took the loss. 

 

The Sox offered a rally in the bottom of the 10th, as J.D. Drew doubled in Kevin Youkilis (who had a three-hit day) to move the Sox to within two runs. The lead was trimmed to a single run following back-to-back singles by Adrian Beltre and Bill Hall. However, Darnell McDonald popped out to Wieters and Marco Scutaro lined out to second baseman Ty Wiggington for the final out.

 

Wakefield, who may have been making his last start in the rotation with the impending return of Daisuke Matsuzaka, allowed just a pair of runs on six hits in 6.2...

04/25/2010 - 5:05pm
C's-Heat Game 5 Tuesday tips at 7 p.m.

The Celtics and Heat will play Game 5 at 7 p.m. on Tuesday in Boston. It will air locally on CSN and nationally on NBA TV. WEEI will carry the radio broadcast.


04/25/2010 - 3:50pm
Heat win, force Game 5 against C's

The Heat saved themselves from elimination with a 101-92 win over the Celtics on Sunday in Miami. The Celtics still lead the series, 3-1.  The C's fought back from a halftime deficit to take a six-point lead heading into the fourth quarter, but Dwyane Wade scored 19 points in the final 12 minutes to give the Heat the win. He led all players with 46 points. Rajon Rondo led the Celtics with 23 points. The Celtics will try to advance to the second round when they return to Boston for Game 5 on Tuesday.


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