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04/19/2010 - 10:02am
Cameron may have another kidney stone

Red Sox outfielder Mike Cameron was scratched from Monday's lineup after arriving at Fenway Park and exhibiting symptoms similar to those he endured last week, when he was diagnosed with kidney stones. Cameron was moving slowly when he entered the clubhouse and dressed, and after consulting with the team's medical staff, he was taken to Mass. General to see whether he may once again be facing kidney stones.

 

"Cameron was in there, and then as the morning progressed, he was showing similar symptoms to the other day. I guess there’s a chance that he’s passing more," Red Sox manager Terry Francona said. "He’s really struggling. I think as the night progressed last night, his back got sore, his front got sore, he’s really feeling it. So we’ve got to get him looked at."

 

Cameron was replaced in the lineup by Bill Hall, who will play center field and bat eighth.


04/19/2010 - 8:57am
Sox lineup: Hall in for Cameron

Bill Hall will replace Mike Cameron in center field as the Red Sox take on the Rays looking to avoid a sweep of the four-game series at Fenway. Here is the starting lineup for the Sox, who will send John Lackey to the mound:

 

Scutaro 6

 

Pedroia 4

 

Martinez 2

 

Youkilis 3

 

Ortiz DH

 

Beltre 5

 

Drew 9

 

Hall 8

 

Hermida 7


04/19/2010 - 7:29am
Mashup: Roethlisberger suspension on way

According to a Yahoo!Sports report, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will suspend Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger Monday or Tuesday. The report indicated that the commissioner has been getting more angry as additional details of Roethlisberger's behavior have become public. Get the details on that, plus check out the memorable finish to an NHL playoff game plus other videos, at Monday's Morning Mashup.


04/18/2010 - 7:31pm
KG suspended for Game 1 fracas

Celtics forward Kevin Garnett has been suspended one game for landing an elbow to the head of Miami's Quentin Richardson in a fourth-quarter fracas during Saturday's playoff game between Boston and Miami. Garnett will sit for Tuesday's Game 2 at TD Garden. NBA executive vice president of basketball operations Stu Jackson made the announcement Sunday. Richardson was fined $25,000 for his role in the altercation.

 

For more Celtics news, check out the Green Street blog.


04/18/2010 - 5:12pm
Sox get dominated by Rays, Garza

Tampa Bay starter Matt Garza threw eight shutout innings, improving to 6-2 with a 2.92 ERA in his career (regular season) against Boston as the Rays blew out the Red Sox by a 7-1 count. Garza (3-0) allowed the Sox offense just four hits and two walks in lowering his ERA for the season to 0.75. The Sox, meanwhile, have managed just seven runs in their last four games.

 

The Rays scored early and often against Sox starter Jon Lester. After the left-hander struck out the side in the first, Rays nemesis Carlos Pena blasted a two-run homer to center against him. It was the fifth homer that Pena has launched against Lester, more than any other hitter. Tampa Bay continued to add on with a two-run single from Ben Zobrist in the third and a two-run homer by B.J. Upton in the sixth.

 

Lester lasted six innings, giving up seven runs on seven hits, and he now has an 0-2 record and 8.44 ERA in three starts this year.

 

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