Promising Indians catcher Carlos Santana endured a horrific injury in the bottom of the seventh inning, when Red Sox outfielder Ryan Kalish slid into the catcher's leg on a play at the plate. Santana, who held the ball to record the out, immediately started writhing in pain after the collision. His left knee appeared to buckle backwards on the play. Santana's leg was immobilized, and he was removed from the field on a stretcher.
The 24-year-old Santana entered the year ranked the 10th best prospect in the game by Baseball America. After his June callup, he began to fulfill those lauds, hitting .260 with an .868 OPS and six homers in 46 games.
The play unfolded with one out in the bottom of the seventh. Kalish was on second following a double. Pinch-hitter Daniel Nava lined a sharp single to right field, and Kalish was waved home by third base coach Tim Bogar. Right fielder Shin-Soo Choo delivered a perfect throw to the...
FOXBORO -- Wes Welker was taken off the PUP list on Sunday and returned to practice this weekend for the Patriots but the team held him out of Monday night's practice event for season ticket holders and Foxboro residents at Gillette Stadium. Welker, who also practiced in full pads on Monday morning, was one of 14 players not in attendance for the workout.
It was the team's first formal practice inside the stadium since a brand new Field Turf was installed, designed to be softer and more like natural grass than its predecessor. Fans attending also got a glimpse of the brand new high definition video board in the South end zone, which ran for the entire 90 minutes of the practice.
Some of the highlights of the practice included Tom Brady connecting with Randy Moss on a pair of touchdown passes in 11-on-11 two-minute drills. Brady also found Rob Gronkowski, who made a nice TD catch while Steve Gostkowski just...
Red Sox first baseman Kevin Youkilis left Monday's game against the Indians after the second inning due to a jammed right thumb. Youkilis grimaced in pain while flexing his right hand following his first-inning at-bat against Indians starter Fausto Carmona, against whom he lined out to shortstop.
With Youkilis out, the Red Sox had catcher Victor Martinez slide over to play first base. Kevin Cash entered the game as the Sox catcher. Youkilis is hitting .307 with a .975 OPS, 19 homers and 62 RBI.
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An ex-husband of Karen Cunagin Sypher, the woman accused of attempted extortion of Rick Pitino, told a jury that she refused a plea deal because she wanted revenge on the University of Louisville basketball coach. Randy Wise testified Monday that a couple of months after Sypher was charged, she told him, "I'm going down. I'm going to take Pitino with me."
Sypher has pleaded not guilty to extortion, retaliating against a witness and lying to the FBI, after she allegedly demanded money from Pitino in order to keep their secual liaison quiet.
Boston University announced Monday that men's hockey coach Jack Parker underwent successful bypass surgery on July 23 and is on pace to lead the Terriers in the 2010-11 season, which would be his 38th year on the job.
Parker has led the Terriers to three national championships, with 2009 being the most recent occurence. He has gone 834-429-104 so far as head coach at BU.
“The entire BU community wishes Jack a speedy recovery and respects his privacy during this time,” athletic director Mike Lynch said in release. “We look forward to seeing him lead the Terriers on the ice this fall.”
Christian shares what he believes will be the three keys to this Sunday's game against the New York Jets
OXBORO — WEEI.com’s Mike Petraglia and Chris Price preview the Week 16 battle between the 11-3 Patriots and 3-11 New York Jets at MetLife Stadium.
We get a complete analysis of the Patriots and the NFL with Peter King of SI/MMQB.
Jackie MacMullen, ESPN Boston, talks with MFB about Rondo being traded to the Dallas Mavericks, and how this will have an effect on the Celtics rebuild process
How have the Celtics looked after a couple weeks? Could they be a playoff team? These questions and more...
Sam and Ben talk with Greg Dickerson about how fun this year's Celtics team is to watch as well Jeff Green trade ideas.
Mut, Rob, and Alex talk with former Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester. Jon talks about his experiences with free agency, what it would have taken to sign him to the Red Sox last season, and his experiences with fans since signing with the Cubs.
Mut, Rob, and Alex talk with newly signed Red Sox pitcher, Wade Miley. They talk about the story that came out about the D-Backs wanting him to switch to a gluten-free diet, and what he expects coming from the N.L. West to the A.L. East.
The boys are back at it, Mut, Rob, and Alex talk with former Red Sox pitcher and new Chicago Cub Jon Lester, they then talk with new Red Sox pitcher and ongoing consumer of gluten, Wade Miley.
Pierre joins the show to talk about the Bruins-Wild game, Bruins trade rumors, and the rest of the NHL.
Jack Edwards talks with Dale, Michael and Jerry Thornton and drops the bomb on us that based on how the standings look now, the Bruins could miss the playoffs this season.
Pierre joins the guys to talk about the Bruins and all things NHL
Curtis spoke with some nut jobs outside the courtroom.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane.
Jeff Goodman discussed the Rondo trade.
Christian quizzes Lou and Tim on which songs were used for torture by the CIA, and Tim is upset he couldn't remember Team America: World Police
Adam Schefter, ESPN, joins MFB to discuss Jim Harbaugh rumors, Rex Ryan's future, and why the Patriots may be better served by not wraping up the number one seed in the AFC this week
We check in with the playmaker, the hall of famer Michael Irvin for a look at the NFL and all things Patriots as they prepare to face the Jets.
Dale and Michael discuss the trade of Rajon Rondo, and whether it ultimately was a good deal for the Celtics.
We break down Rex and the Jets vs the Patriots with CSNNE's Tom E Curran
Kay comes into the show to try out for the textress role on the program. We learn about her favorite sports and fondness for Rajon Rondo.
Mikey, Mut, Lenny and Kerry Byrne are taling Patriots-Jets and the potential end of Rex Ryan's coaching career with the team.
Tonight marks 9 straight years of the Planet Mikey Show. We play some sound from the takeover which got Planet Mikey rolling .
Jen Royle joins the show to talk about The Taste and what its like working with amazing chefs and how her personality is going over with viewers.
What should Danny Ainge do with these Celtics? Is Anthony Davis the second best player in the NBA? Are the Warriors truly contenders?
Ryan Lambert of Puck Daddy joins DJ to discuss the "uncoachable(?)" Taylor Hall and revisit the Tyler Seguin trade. Ryan also shares his issues with how the Bruins are run.
Dale and Michael are live on the air as the Rondo deal goes down.More from this show