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06/30/2015 - 7:15pm
Red Sox hopeful Ramirez won't need DL
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06/30/2015 - 6:58pm
Sox officially sign No. 7 overall pick Benintendi

The Red Sox announced they have officially signed first-round and No. 7 overall pick, center fielder Andrew Benintendi. According to a source, he signed for the slot value of $3,590,400 first reported by MLB.com’s Jim Callis.

He will begin his professional career with short-season, Single-A Lowell.

Benintendi won the 2015 USA Baseball Golden Spikes award, which goes to the top amateur baseball player in the country. As a sophomore he hit .376 and ranked third in the nation in slugging percentage (.717). He led the country in home runs with 19 and was the only college baseball player to record 20 home runs and 20-plus stolen bases this year. In the clean-up spot, he generated 85 hits, 57 RBIs and placed third in total bases (162).

“It was a good feeling not just for me, but...

06/30/2015 - 3:25pm
Lineup: Ramirez remains out; Bradley Jr. in RF

Red Sox left fielder Hanley Ramirez is out for a sixth straight game with a left wrist injury as the Sox take on the Blue Jays in Game 2 of a four-game series Tuesday night.

Ramirez was sent back to Boston when the team was in Tampa Bay, but rejoined them in Toronto. Rusney Castillo is in Toronto part of the “taxi squad,” which allows him to be with the team for a day in case a move was to be made with Ramirez. But, it appears he won’t be needed.

“Hanley has had a good day so far,’€ Sox manager John Farrell said to reporters before the game. “He’€™ll take regular BP here today. He swung in the cage earlier so he’€™s making pretty solid progress over the last 24 hours...

06/30/2015 - 1:31pm
Bruins trade Jones for first-round pick, prospect
By: DJ Bean

The Martin Jones era is over.

(Martin Jones was on the Bruins.)

Shortly after acquiring him from the Kings in the Milan Lucic trade, the Bruins have flipped the goaltender to the Sharks, according to ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun.

Sharks give up a 2016 first-round draft pick plus unsigned prospect Sean Kuraly for Martin Jones

‘€” Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) June 30, 2015

The package of San Jose’s first-round pick and the rights to Sean Kuraly presents a strong return for Martin, a restricted free agent goaltender for an opportunity to start somewhere.

With the trade of Martin, the Bruins have now turned Milan Lucic (and $2.75 million in retained salary)...

06/30/2015 - 12:46pm
Sweeney: B's not trading Rask or rebuilding
By: DJ Bean

Don Sweeney is adamant that the Bruins are not going through a rebuild.

To some degree, his actions reflect that he doesn’€™t think the Bruins will bottom out. For example, no team planning on rebuilding would send a third-round pick in two years away in exchange for bottom-of-the-roster player, as the B’€™s did this week by acquiring Zac Rinaldo for a 2017 third-round pick.

Speaking to reporters Tuesday, Sweeney’€™s stance on his team’€™s direction remained unchanged from the weekend.

“I don’€™t think it’€™s a rebuild,” Sweeney said. “We didn’€™t strip this down.”

The Bruins have made a number of moves of late, which have left fans believing the Bruins are indeed undergoing an overhaul. The trades of Dougie Hamilton and...

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