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04/21/2010 - 12:09am
Lowell at DH for Ortiz on Wednesday

Mike Lowell, who pinch-hit for David Ortiz against left-hander Darren Oliver in the seventh inning of the Red Sox' 7-6 walkoff win on Tuesday, will be in the lineup in place of Ortiz on Wednesday night. With the Rangers sending left-hander Matt Harrison to the hill, the right-handed Lowell will be in the lineup rather than the Sox' longtime designated hitter.

 

"I was told to expect to DH [Wednesday]," said Lowell. "Harrison’s a lefty. I don’t think we go much further than that."

 

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04/20/2010 - 10:57pm
Unexpected hero gives Sox walkoff win

The Red Sox claimed a stunning 7-6 walkoff victory over the Rangers, in no small part on the strength of contributions from a pair of players who did not begin the day on their major league roster.

 

Darnell McDonald -- who was added to the roster less than two hours before the game when Jacoby Ellsbury was placed on the D.L. -- hit a bases-loaded, two-out walkoff single off the Green Monster off of reliever Frankie Francisco in the bottom of the ninth to propel the Sox to a win and allow them to snap their five-game losing streak.

 

The Sox erased a 6-2 deficit en route to their first victory since last Wednesday. Trailing 6-2 in the bottom of the sixth, the Sox received something of a gift from the Rangers when Josh Reddick -- called up from Triple-A Pawtucket to fill in for the injured Mike Cameron on Tuesday -- hit a cloud-scraping pop-up with two out and two on in the bottom of the sixth. But Rangers left fielder Josh...

04/20/2010 - 10:55pm
Celtics rout Heat to take a 2-0 series lead

The Celtics defeated the Heat by a final of 106-77 to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven first-round series on Tuesday night. The Celtics had a 21-0 run in the second quarter and an 18-0 run in the third to set the tone in the rout. Miami shot just 38.2 percent in the loss.

 

Ray Allen connected on seven three-pointers and finished with a team-high 25 points. Glen Davis started in place of the suspended Kevin Garnett and scored 23 points with eight rebounds.

 

 


04/20/2010 - 8:12pm
Red Sox trade minor leaguer to White Sox

The Red Sox traded minor league pitcher Andrew Dobies to the White Sox in exchange for a player to be named later or cash. Dobies, who turned 27 on Tuesday, was a third-round pick by the Sox in 2004.

 

The left-hander was off to a nice start to the 2010 season, having allowed one run in five innings while striking out eight in three relief appearances for Double-A Portland. In parts of six seasons in the Red Sox system, he had a 24-25 record and 4.08 ERA while striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings and walking 2.5 hitters per nine.


04/20/2010 - 7:07pm
Patriots 2010 regular-season schedule

Sun. Sept. 12 vs. Cincinnati, 1 p.m.
Sun. Sept. 19 at N.Y. Jets, 4 p.m.
Sun. Sept. 26 vs. Buffalo, 1 p.m.
Mon. Oct. 4 at Miami, 8:30 p.m.
Week 5 -- Bye
Sun. Oct. 17 vs. Baltimore, 1 p.m.
Sun. Oct. 24 at San Diego, 4:15 p.m.
Sun. Oct. 31 vs. Minnesota, 4:15 p.m.
Sun. Nov. 7 at Cleveland, 1 p.m.
Sun. Nov. 14 at Pittsburgh, 8:20 p.m.
Sun. Nov. 21 vs. Indianapolis, 4:15 p.m.
Thu. Nov. 25 at Detroit, 12:30 p.m.
Mon. Dec. 6 vs. N.Y. Jets, 8:30 p.m.
Sun. Dec. 12 at Chicago, 1 p.m.
Sun. Dec. 19 vs. Green Bay, 8:20 p.m.
Sun. Dec. 26 at Buffalo, 1 p.m.
Sun. Jan. 2 vs. Miami, 1 p.m.


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