Louis Oosthuizen dominated in winning his first major championship, claiming the British Open by seven strokes. The South African was able to cruise into the home stretch after his closest challenger, Paul Casey triple-bogeyed the 12th hole at St. Andrews. Oosthuizen entered the day with a four-shot lead and finished his final day with a 1-uner 71, good enough for a score of 16-under for the tournament. For more from the British Open click here.
Red Sox manager Terry Francona said Sunday that reliever Michael Bowden has been called up and will be ready for action out of the bullpen starting today. To make room, the Red Sox designated catcher Gustavo Molina for assignment, leaving the Red Sox with the standard two catchers, Dusty Brown and Kevin Cash.
Bowden came on to pitch a perfect ninth inning in the RedS ox' 4-2 loss to the Rangers, Sunday at Fenway Park, striking out two of the three hitters he faced.
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Dustin Brown makes his first career start Sunday as he will catch Jon Lester in Sunday's four-game series finale with the Texas Rangers. Mike Cameron also bats sixth and plays center field for the Red Sox.
Meanwhile, Vladimir Guerrero makes his first career regular season start in left field, allowing slugger Josh Hamilton to DH for manager Ron Washington. Guerrero has appeared in left field only twice in the majors, in the 2000 and 2006 All-Star Games.
The Red Sox lineup for Sunday: Scutaro SS, McDonald RF, Ortiz DH, Youkilis 1B, Beltre 3B, Cameron CF, Hall 2B, Nava LF, Brown C, Lester P.
The Rangers lineup for Sunday: Andrus SS, Young 3B, Kinsler 2B, Guerrero LF, Hamilton DH, Cruz RF, Davis 1B, Treanor C, Borbon CF, C.J. Wilson P.
Josh Beckett, pitching in what both he and the Red Sox hoped would be his final tune-up before rejoining the team, allowed three earned runs in four-plus innings for Triple-A Pawtucket on Saturday night.
Beckett threw 81 pitches (manager Terry Francona said Saturday he would be on an 85-pitch pitch count), allowing five hits, walking a batter and striking out three as the PawSox fell in Syracuse. It was the second rehab start for Beckett, who has been on the disabled list since May 19 with a lower back strain.
Francona said Saturday that following the start, both Beckett and the team would determine whether or not a third start in the minors will be necessery.
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Kevin Youkilis doubled home Marco Scutaro from third with two outs against Cliff Lee in the bottom of the ninth to tie the game and drove home Scutaro with the game-winner in the bottom of the 11th with a sacrifice fly to center as the Red Sox beat the Rangers, 3-2, at Fenway Park.
Lee was just one out away from his second complete game in as many starts with his new team before Youkilis lined his hit to left. Scutaro opened both the ninth and 11th by getting on base. He singled to open the ninth and walked to open the 11th.
The Red Sox appeared ready to get to Lee for a big inning in the first when David Ortiz singled home Darnell McDonald. With runners at first and second and one out, Lee got Adrian Beltre to hit into an inning-ending 4-6-3 double play.
John Lackey had one of his better outings in a Red Sox uniform, going seven innings and throwing 115 pitches, allowing seven...
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Christian in Foxboro returns, this time he's trolling Detroit sports radio station 97.1 The Ticket's Stoney and Bill show . Christian rips Lions fans and asks why his nephew, Joseph, isn't getting the ball more.
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Andy Merritt of the New England Hockey Journal joined WEEI.com’s Scott McLaughlin to talk about the play of Vermont and Providence, as well as other happenings around Hockey East. Merrimack coach Mark Dennehy also joined the show to talk about his team’s good start, his freshman class and how he uses possession stats.
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