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06/30/2010 - 9:34am
Ortiz: '(Sox) going to be fine? I don't know'

David Ortiz, whose three-run homer in the fifth inning helped propel the Red Sox to an 8-5 win over Tampa Bay Tuesday night at Fenway Park, issued a warning regarding the absence of Jacoby Ellsbury, Dustin Pedroia, and Victor Martinez."I'm not saying we're going to be OK because you're talking about two players [Pedroia, Martinez] who are everyday players and two guys who are going to be hard to replace ... Hopefully we're fine without them, but you know replacing Pedey is going to be a bitch. I'm not going to lie to you about that. Replacing Victor, that's not an easy thing to do. No question about it. Are we going to be fine? I don't know. Hopefully. Hopefully. You're talking about two of our best hitters. You've got the top of the lineup … out!"

 

Following the game, Ortiz reminded reporters that he will remain optimistic as the Red Sox' key players come back from their respective injuries. "Should I be negative?...

06/30/2010 - 9:27am
Chiarelli: B's could make 'a couple' of trades

Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli was a guest on the Dennis & Callahan show Wednesday morning and touched on several topics, including the upcoming free agent season, which begins at noon on Thursday. Chiarelli was asked if the Bruins were looking to add another big-name player via free agency.

 

"I don't know if you'll see us go after any premier, well in fact I do, we won't go after any premier guys," said Chiarelli. "We feel that we've added two premier players in Nathan Horton and Tyler Seguin in the last week or so. What you might see from us is another trade or two. These trades are around free agency period and happen because teams are deciding how to spend their money. I've had a couple of conversations with teams. You might see a couple of trades on our part."

 

Tyler Seguin, the second overall pick of the 2010 NHL Draft, comes to Boston with huge expectations. Chiarelli did...

06/30/2010 - 7:19am
Mashup: Dykstra bragged about steroids

Former Mets and Phillies center fielder Lenny Dykstra reportedly boasted that he was one of the original major league steroid users. “I was like a pioneer for that stuff,” Dykstra said, according to author Randall Lane. Read more about that, plus check out other stories, videos, trivia and more, at Wednesday's Morning Mashup.


06/29/2010 - 11:04pm
Reports: Pierce will opt out

Multiple outlets are reporting Tuesday night that Celtics' captain Paul Pierce has notified the team he will opt out of his $21.5 million contract and become an unrestricted free agent this summer. More on this story as it develops.


06/29/2010 - 10:41pm
Sox hold on, beat Rays in return home
By: DJ Bean

James Shields couldn't record an out in the sixth inning as the Red Sox hit him hard and often in an 8-5 Sox victory following an interleague road trip. David Ortiz launched a three-run shot off of Shields in the fifth, his 17th homer of the year, and Bill Hall added round-tripper of his own against Andy Sonnanstine in the seventh. 

 

Ortiz led the Sox with three RBI in the game, with Hall and Varitek each contributing two. Adrian Beltre had a 4-for-4 night with two doubles and scored twice. Kevin Youkilis and J.D. Drew were the only Red Sox starters to not get a hit, though Drew reached base twice due to Shields walking and hitting him. All Sox starters scored at least one run with the exception of Daniel Nava and Varitek. Carl Crawford went 4-for-5 with a double, a run, and a stolen base for the Rays in the loss and Willy Aybar had a pinch-hit homer off Hideki Okajima in the eighth. 

 

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