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04/14/2010 - 10:41pm
C's lose regular-season finale

Because the game was meaningless in the standings, Paul Pierce, Ray Allen, Kevin Garnett and Kendrick Perkins sat out Wendesday’s regular-season finale against the Bucks at TD Garden. Rajon Rondo (21 points) was the only Celtics starter in action against Milwaukee as the Celtics lost, 106-95. Luke Ridnour and Jerry Stackhouse led the Bucks with 17 points each. For more Celtics news, check out the Green Street blog.


04/14/2010 - 7:48pm
Big 3, Perk all sitting for the Celts

With one game left in the regular season, and their No. 4 seed secure, Doc Rivers elected to sit Ray Allen, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett, as well as Kendrick Perkins. The decision to sit Perkins is a strategic one as he has 15 technical fouls. If he received his 16th he would be subject to a one-game suspension and Rivers said the team couldn't get clarification from the league one whether the suspension would take place in the first game of the playoffs, or the first game next season.


04/14/2010 - 6:11pm
Pats sign former Aussie Rules punter

The Patriots have announced they have signed punter David King, a former Australian Rules Football player. King stands 6-foot-1, 190 pounds and is a right-footed kicker. He has been working out at the Aguiar Kicking Academy and recently had a tryout with the Seattle Seahawks. For more on King, click here, or to see video of the punter, click here.

 

For the story on how King landed with the Patriots, visit the It Is What It Is blog.


04/14/2010 - 4:43pm
Lackey picks up first win as a Red Sox

John Lackey turned in his second solid outing in as many tries, giving up just two runs over 6 2/3 innings in leading the Red Sox to a 6-3 win over the Twins, Wednesday at Target Field. Helping pace the offense were Marco Scutaro, Dustin Pedroia, Victor Martinez, and Jeremy Hermida, whose three-run double in the eighth inning to break the game open. Jonathan Papelbon came on in the ninth, walking two, but ultimately pitching a scoreless inning on the way to picking up his third save. Pedroia had on the only home run for the Red Sox, a solo shot in the fourth inning.


04/14/2010 - 4:26pm
Sox claim Luis off waivers from White Sox

The Red Sox claimed right-handed pitcher Santo Luis off waivers from the White Sox Wednesday and optioned him to Double A Portland. To make room for Luis on the 40-man roster the Sox transferred Jed Lowrie to the 60-day disabled list. The 26-year-old Luis has made two appearances this season, both coming with Chicago's Double A team in Birmingham, allowing one earned run in three innings. The right-hander spent the 2009 season with Single Winston-Salem, finishing 5-4 with 14 saves and a 4.34 ERA. He struck out 79 in 47 appearances. Luis led the Carolina League in '09 with 12.7 strikeouts per 9.0 innings and was fifth with a .227 opponent average against.

 


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