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04/15/2012 - 4:52pm
Ortiz, Ross power Sox over Rays

David Ortiz capped a 3-for-4 day by slamming a go-ahead double off the center field wall in the bottom of the sixth inning, and Cody Ross reached base three times while blasting his second homer (this one a three-run shot) in as many days as the Red Sox claimed their third straight victory over the Rays, this one by a 6-4 count.

Ortiz had hits in each of his first three plate appearances (double, single, double) against Rays phenom Matt Moore, extending his streak of consecutive at-bats with a hit to seven (Ortiz had hits in each of his final four at-bats on Saturday). The streak ended when the DH was retired on a groundout to first in his final plate appearance, but Ortiz is now hitting .444 in nine games.

The Sox, who came back from their season-opening six-game roadtrip with just two homers, continued to flex their muscle at home. Ross smashed a three-run homer across Lansdowne Street in the second inning, and Mike Aviles went deep for the...

04/15/2012 - 4:37pm
Celtics face Bobcats without Big Three

With Ray Allen already out for Sunday's game with the Bobcats because of a sore ankle, the Celtics will play without any of the Big Three as the team elected to leave Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett in New York for their game Tuesday against the Knicks.

Coach Doc Rivers had hinted that he may rest some of his veterans with three games in three nights and five in six counting Wednesday's home game against the Magic. After opening the trip with a tough loss in Toronto, the Celtics were able to get back in the victory column on Saturday night against New Jersey.

For more Celtics news, visit the team page at weei.com/celtics.


04/15/2012 - 3:24pm
Rask will travel to D.C., McQuaid won't
By: DJ Bean

The Bruins' regulars stayed off the ice Sunday, as the team elected to rest up after playing overtime games Thursday and Saturday before Monday's Game 3 against the Capitals. 

At Sunday's media availability, coach Claude Julien said that Tuukka Rask, who has missed the first two games of the series with an abdomen/groin injury, will make the trip to the nation's capital. Adam McQuaid (upper-body) will not. 

"He’s not going to make the trip," Julien said. "He’s going to stay here and continue to get treatment because ight now he’s not ready to go on the ice, so he’s going to continue treatment. When he’s ready to start working out with the team then we’ll bring him with us."

For more on the Stanley Cup playoffs and the Bruins, visit weei.com/bruins


04/15/2012 - 11:12am
Report: Sox work out Mark Prior

According to a report on soxprospects.com, pitcher Mark Prior worked out for the Red Sox at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers on Saturday. 

The 31-year-old Prior was a rising star nearly a decade ago, finishing third in NL Cy Young balloting for the Cubs in 2003 following a season that saw the right-hander post an 18-6 record with a 2.43 ERA and 245 strikeouts in 211 innings pitched. A series of shoulder injuries quickly followed, however, and Prior hasn't thrown a pitch in the major leagues since 2006. He didn't pitch at any level from 2007-09 and threw only 12 innings in each of the last two seasons while pitching for the Rangers and Yankees at the minor-league level.

For more Red Sox news visit weei.com/redsox.


04/15/2012 - 10:40am
Sox designate Bowden for assignment

The Red Sox on Sunday designated pitcher Michael Bowden and catcher Luis Exposito for assignment. The moves were made in order to clear room on the 40-man roster for Nate Spears and Jason Repko, both recalled to the Red Sox on Sunday.

A first-round supplemental pick in 2005 (47th overall), Bowden had a 5.61 ERA and 1.58 WHIP in 39 career appearances (two starts) with the Sox. The 25-year-old has pitched in Pawtucket in each of the last four seasons, posting a 3.27 ERA in 103 appearances.

Exposito - a 31st-round pick of the Sox in 2005 - played six minor league seasons in the Sox organization, batting .268 with an OPS of .744 in 1,848 at-bats. He was called up from Pawtucket to Boston last June but did not appear in a game.

For more Red Sox news visit weei.com/redsox.


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