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08/03/2010 - 4:56pm
B's officially ink Seguin to three-year deal

The Bruins officially announced Tuesday that they have signed rookie forward Tyler Seguin to a three-year, entry-level contract. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The B's selected the 18-year-old Brampton, Ontario native with the second overall pick in this year's NHL draft. The signing comes on the heels of Seguin's participation in the Bruins' prospect development camp, where he turned more than a few heads. He is expected to play as a winger for the B's in the fall.

 

For more on the Seguin signing as well as more Bruins news, go to the Bruins team page at weei.com/bruins. 


08/03/2010 - 4:51pm
Bruins confirm deal with Seguin

The Bruins anounced Tuesday afternoon that they have agreed to an entry-level contract with Tyler Seguin, the No. 2 overall pick in April's NHL draft. The deal is believed to be similar to the contract top pick Taylor Hall signed with the Oilers last month — a base salary of $900,000 with bonuses that could make it worth $3.75 million annually. The Bruins scheduled a conference call for late Tuesday afternoon to field questions about the signing. Check back later for more updates.


08/03/2010 - 4:47pm
Source: Shaq 'close' to signing with Celtics

Shaquille O’Neal is close to signing with the Celtics according to a source, but the deal is not done yet. Read the rest of this post on Green Street.


08/03/2010 - 3:44pm
Doubront pitches well in relief debut

Felix Doubront threw two scoreless innings in his debut as a reliever in Pawtucket's 5-4 win over Durham Tuesday. He pitched the sixth and seventh innings for the Paw Sox and struck out two while allowing just one hit. His other four outs came on the ground. He threw 14 of his 18 pitches for strikes, adding to an already impressive pitching line. 

 

Doubront had made 113 starts in the Red Sox organization, including two at the major league level, before making his first appearance out of the bullpen in Tuesday's win. The hope is that Doubront can gain experience out of the bullpen at the Triple-A level before being utilized in that role by Boston during the upcoming stretch run.

 

For more Red Sox news, check out the Red Sox team page at weei.com/redsox. 


08/03/2010 - 3:25pm
Lowell activated, will start at 1B; Youk to DL

At long last, Mike Lowell has been activated by the Red Sox and will make the start at first base in Tuesday night's matchup with the Indians. In a corresponding move, Kevin Youkilis was put on the 15-day disabled list after injuring his hand in at-bat during Monday's loss. Victor Martinez had originally been placed at first base with Kevin Cash catching, but Terry Francona put up a second draft of Tuesday's lineup after the roster moves were made. Below is the final draft of the Sox starting lineup:

 

RED SOX

 

Scutaro, 6

McDonald, 8

Martinez, 2

Ortiz, DH

Beltre, 5

Lowell, 3

Lowrie, 4

Hall, 7

Kalish, 9

 

SP -- Beckett


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