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06/05/2010 - 1:08pm
Red Sox Recap: Yo Adrian or no Adrian?

The Red Sox steamrolled the Orioles on a day when Baltimore shook up its clubhouse in search of a spark. Just hours after the Orioles held a press conference to announce the firing of Dave Trembley and his replacement by interim manager Juan Samuel (an admission by O's GM Andy MacPhail that Baltimore had taken "a giant step back"), the Sox flattened them in an 11-0 win in Baltimore.

 

For game details, click here.

 

Here is WEEI.com's Red Sox coverage from the day:

 

--Clay Buchholz was dazzling....

06/05/2010 - 10:44am
B's sign Seidenberg to four-year extension

The Bruins announced that they have signed defenseman Dennis Seidenberg to a four-year contract extension. The B's acquired Seidenberg at the trade deadline from the Florida Panthers, playing in 17 games with Boston before suffering a lacerated tendon in his left forearm. ESPN.com reports that the deal is worth $3.25 million annually.

 

The Bruins acquired the veteran blueliner from the Florida Panthers at the trade deadline, but he played in just 17 games before suffering a lacerated tendon in his left forearm. He missed both rounds of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The 28-year-old has played in seven NHL seasons. For analysis of the deal,...

06/04/2010 - 11:38pm
Flyers hang on to even up series

The Philadelphia Flyers knotted their Stanley Cup finals series with the Chicago Blackhawks at two games apiece, hanging to beat Chicago, 5-3, Friday in Philadelphia. Philly carried a 4-1 lead into the third period, but goals by the Blackhawks Dave Bolland and Brian Campbell drew the visitors to within a goal. But Jeff Carter of the Flyers notched an empty-net goal, sealing the win for Philadelphia, which now heads back to Chicago for Game 5 Sunday. Mike Richards, Matt Carle, and Claude Giroux all scored first-period goals for the Flyers. The home team has won all four games in the series. For a complete recap click here.


06/04/2010 - 11:31pm
X-rays negative on Hermida

BALTIMORE -- Red Sox outfielder Jeremy Hermida underwent X-rays on his left forearm after hurting it in a collision with teammate Adrian Beltre while both chased a foul fly ball down the left field line in the bottom of the third inning of their 11-0 win over the Orioles. Hermida initially stayed in the game, but on a swinging strikeout in the top of the fifth inning, it proved difficult to grip the bat, resulting in his departure from the game.

 

The X-rays came back negative, and Hermida was diagnosed with a left forearm contusion. He expressed hope that he could be available to play on Saturday with treatment.

 

"I'm going to ice the heck out of it tonight, and we'll see how it is [Saturday]," said Hermida. "It’s tough [to grip], real tough, but I tried to go out there. Hopefully I can go out there, battle through it, grip the bat, swing it. Hopefully it’ll be fine tomorrow."

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06/04/2010 - 11:30pm
Legendary coach Wooden passes away

Legendary college basketball coach John Wooden passed away due to natural causes, Friday at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, where he had been hospitalized since May 26. Wooden was 99. The Hall of Fame coach led UCLA to 10 NCAA championships, including seven in a row from 1967 to 1973. Over 27 years coaching Wooden won 620 games, once compiling an 88-game win streak. Click here for more on Wooden.

 


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