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06/26/2010 - 4:15pm
Lineups: Hall at second; Pedroia, Drew sit

With Dustin Pedroia sidelined one day after slamming a foul ball off of his left foot, Bill Hall will bat seventh for the Red Sox and play second base. J.D. Drew, who was scheduled to return to the lineup for the first time in seven games, is also out after experiencing some hamstring tightness during Friday night's game. Drew will be replaced in the lineup by Darnell McDonald, who will bat second and play right. In the absence of a designated hitter, David Ortiz will once again sit, with Adrian Beltre and Kevin Youkilis manning the corners.

 

RED SOX

 

Scutaro, 6

McDonald, 9

Martinez, 2

Youkilis, 3

Beltre, 5

Nava, 7

Hall, 4

Cameron, 8

Buchholz, 1

 

 


06/26/2010 - 4:06pm
Sox to add Angel Sanchez to roster

Angel Sanchez has joined the Red Sox from Triple-A Pawtucket, and will be added to the major league roster prior to the start of Saturday's game against the Giants. Sanchez became a necessary addition when Dustin Pedroia fouled a ball off the instep of his left foot on Friday. Pedroia left the ballpark on Friday on crutches, and with his foot immobilized by a boot.

 

Sanchez, 26, is hitting .274 with a .348 OBP, .327 slugging mark and .675 OPS with Pawtucket, for whom he has played in 62 games, but just five at second base. He went 0-for-3 in one big league game this season in place of Marco Scutaro at shortstop.

 

The Red Sox have yet to announce a corresponding roster move to create a spot for Sanchez.


06/26/2010 - 2:35pm
Bruins take LW Cunningham in fourth
By: DJ Bean

After not having a pick in the third round, the Bruins selected 5-foot-10 Vancouver (WHL) left winger Craig Cunningham with the seventh pick in the fourth round of the NHL draft on Saturday. The pick was the 97th overall choice choice and was acquired from the Carolina Hurricanes in the Aaron Ward deal. The Bruins first three picks were centers Tyler Seguin (second overall), Jared Knight (32), and Ryan Spooner (45). For more on the Bruins, check the Big Bad Blog


06/26/2010 - 2:12pm
Two lineup changes for U.S.

The United States made a pair of changes to its lineup for the World Cup round of 16 match against Ghana on Saturday.

 

Robbie Findley, who was suspended for the 1-0 win over Algeria (two yellow cards), returns to the lineup, taking a forward spot in place of Herculez Gomez. Ricardo Clark has not played for the U.S. since the opener vs. England but will start at midfield as Maurice Edu goes to the bench.


06/26/2010 - 1:27pm
Bruins take another center with 3rd pick

LOS ANGELES -- The Bruins have selected another center, Ryan Spooner, with the second of their two picks (45th overall) in second round of the NHL draft. Spooner had 19 goals and 45 assists with Peterborough of the OHL this season. In the opening round Friday, the Bruins selected center Tyler Seguin with the second overall pick, obtained from Toronto in the Phil Kessel trade. With the 32nd overall pick, also obtained in the Kessel trade, the Bruins selected center Jared Knight of the London Knights. For more, visit the Big Bad Blog.


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