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06/25/2010 - 6:54pm
Chiarelli To Announce B's Pick

 LOS ANGELES — The 30 NHL teams are going through a roll call minutes before the opening round of the draft. The Bruins indicated that general manager Peter Chiarelli will announce the team's selection. The Bruins have the second overall pick. 


06/25/2010 - 6:41pm
Red Sox lineup: Ortiz out

The Red Sox begin a three-game series with the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on Friday night. The Sox enter the weekend with a record of 44-30, two games behind the first-place Yankees in the AL East. The Sox last played in San Francisco in 2004, dropping two of three games. This three-game set will put an end to an already-successful interleague effort for the Red Sox in 2010, as the club starts the series with an 11-4 record vs. the Senior Circuit.

 

Tim Wakefield (2-5, 5.33 ERA) opposes Jonathan Sanchez (5-5, 2.90 ERA) in the opener.

 

Red Sox:

 

Scutaro, 6

Nava, 7

Pedroia, 4

Youkilis, 3

Martinez, 2

Beltre, 4

Hall, 9

McDonald, 8

Wakefield -- SP

 


06/25/2010 - 4:23pm
Source shoots down Gagne for Thomas rumor
By: DJ Bean

Amidst rumors that the Flyers are looking to shed payroll in order to take on Tim Thomas' contract, a source close to the situation is saying talk that Simon Gagne could be swapped to the Bruins for the goaltender is bogus.

 

"This is not an accurate rumor at all," the source said. Salary-wise, it makes sense, as Gagne will carry a $5.25 million cap hit next season, the final year of his deal, while Thomas has three years remaining at $5 million per season. For more on the Bruins, check the Big Bad Blog


06/25/2010 - 3:12pm
Bruins and Oilers talk swapping picks

MARINA DEL REY, Calif. — The Bruins are continuing to speak with the Edmonton Oilers regarding a possible deal to swap draft picks in Friday’s NHL draft.

 

“We talked this morning and I imagine we are going to have a discussion on the draft floor, in fact I know we will,” Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli said Friday morning before departing for downtown Los Angeles and the opening round of the draft. 

 

The Bruins could be looking to swap their pick, the second overall, with the Oilers, who have the top pick, in order to secure drafting their preference between Taylor Hall or Tyler Seguin.

 

Read more Bruins news at the Big Bad Blog.


06/25/2010 - 2:57pm
Red Sox recall Castro, Reddick optioned

The Red Sox, in need of depth on the mound following Thursday's 13-11 win over the Rockies, recalled left-handed pitcher Fabio Castro on Friday and optioned outfielder Josh Reddick to the minor leagues.

 

Castro, who was with the Red Sox April 27-28 but did not appear in a game, has a 6.65 ERA in 43.1 innings for Triple-A Pawtucket this season. He has pitched better of late, though, with an ERA of 3.46 in his last eight outings, all out of the bullpen. Castro signed as a free agent with the Red Sox in December of 2009. In 30 career Major League appearances over two seasons with Texas (2006) and Philadelphia (2006-07) he has career record of 0-1 with a 3.30 ERA.

 

Reddick was recalled June 22, his third stint with the Red Sox. He started three games in right field and batted .125 (1-for-8) with a walk. For the season he is batting .160 for Boston.

 

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