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04/21/2010 - 10:44pm
Youkilis gives Red Sox another walk-off win

The Red Sox claimed their second straight walk-off win as Kevin Youkilis' double off the center field wall with two outs in the 12th inning handed the Sox an 8-7 win over the Rangers Wednesday night at Fenway Park. The blast scored Marco Scutaro, who was set in motion from second with the count full. The last time the Red Sox had back-to-back walk-off wins were April 28-29, 2008, against Toronto.

 

The Red Sox stormed back from a 4-1 deficit after two innings, thanks in large part to J.D. Drew's third-inning grand slam. The Drew homer, his second of the season, came after the Sox had initially gotten on the board via Mike Lowell's solo shot in the second. The Red Sox extended their lead in the fourth inning when Darnell McDonald became the first Sox player to hit home runs in his first two games with the team since Sam Horn managed the feat in on July 26-27, 1987. Lowell increased the hosts' lead to three runs in the sixth with an RBI single,...

04/21/2010 - 10:41pm
Bruins storm back to take Game 4 in 2OT

The Bruins took a dominating lead in their quarterfinal Stanley Cup playoff series against the Sabres with a 3-2 win at TD Garden on Wednesday night. Miroslav Satan scored the game-winner for Boston in double overtime. Tuukka Rask took the win for Boston while Ryan Miller got the loss after giving away a 2-0 lead in the third period. The Bruins now lead the series three games to one heading into Game 5 in Buffalo on Friday.

 

Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci scored the third-period goals for the Bruins. Tim Kennedy scored the Sabres' first goal, coming in the opening period, and former Bruin Steve Montador struck in the second.

 

For more on how Game 4 played out, visit the Big Bad Blog.


04/21/2010 - 9:32pm
Daisuke gives up four runs to Ironpigs

Making his third rehab appearance with Triple A Pawtucket, Daisuke Matsuzaka went 5 2/3 innings against the Lehigh Valley Ironpigs, allowing four runs (3 earned) on six hits, striking out nine and not walking a batter. He did allow one home run -- to a fifth-inning solo shot to catcher Dane Sardinha -- while throwing 99 pitches (66 strikes). Matsuzaka had entered the game not having allowed a run in either of his two previous outings with the PawSox, giving up just five hits over 11 innings.


04/21/2010 - 5:34pm
Patriots sign DL Amon Gordon

The Patriots signed defensive lineman Amon Gordon Wednesday afternoon. Gordon, 6-foot-2 and 305 pounds, was originally selected by the Cleveland Browns in the fifth round of the 2004 draft out of Stanford. He has also spent time with the Denver Broncos, Baltimore Ravens and Tennessee Titans. Gordon was signed by Philadelphia on Jan. 21, 2009 but was waived on Aug. 11 and spent the year out of football. His best season was in 2007 with Denver where he started four games and had 10 tackles. For more Patriots news, check out our football blog, It Is What It Is.
 


04/21/2010 - 3:39pm
Sox-Rangers Lineups: Ortiz out, Varitek in

Here are the lineups for the Red Sox and Rangers for Wednesday night's contest. 

 

Red Sox:

 

Scutaro, 6

Drew, 9

Pedroia, 4

Youkilis, 3

Lowell, DH

Varitek, 2

Beltre, 5

McDonald, 8

Hall, 7

Beckett -- SP

 

Rangers:

 

Andrus, 6

Young, 5

Hamilton, 7

Guerrero, DH

Cruz, 9

Davis, 3

Treanor, 2

Arias, 4

Borbon, 8

Harrison -- SP

 

 


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