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12/14/2009 - 11:16pm
Report: Hudson to be sent to NBDL

Celtics rookie Lester Hudson will be assigned to the Maine Red Claws (NBA Development League) in the near future, according to the Boston Herald. "We’re going to send him down pretty soon to the NBDL for a week or so to get him some games, because I don’t like our young guys going these long stretches without playing games. And then we’re going to bring him back. I think that will help him," Doc Rivers told the Herald prior to the Celtics-Grizzlies game. Hudson, who was selected with the 58th pick in the 2009 Draft, has played a total of 49 minutes in 13 games this season.


12/14/2009 - 10:29pm
No Fly-by: Philly edges B's

Former University of New Hampshire star James van Riemsdyk tied the game midway through the third and Kimo Timonen tallied the game-winner as the Philadelphia Flyers came from behind to beat the Bruins, 3-1, Monday night at TD Garden. Vladimir Sobotka re-directed a centering pass from Shawn Thornton at 18:32 of the second period to put the Bruins up, 1-0. But for the first time this season in 10 games, the Bruins lost when leading after two periods. Timonen put the game away with an empty-net goal with 40.3 seconds left. The Bruins fell to 10-3-5 in their last 18 games while the Flyers won for just the third time in 13 games and for just the second time under new coach Peter Laviolette. The next time the two teams will meet will be on New Year's Day for the Winter Classic at Fenway Park. For the latest, visit the Big Bad Blog


12/14/2009 - 10:18pm
Report: Cameron, Sox reach deal

According to the Associated Press, the Red Sox have reached a tentative agreement with outfielder Mike Cameron on a two-year deal that FoxSports.com is reporting is worth $15.5 million. The 36-year-old Cameron spent the last two seasons with the Milwaukee Brewers, hitting .250 with 24 home runs last season. Against left-handers the right-handed hitting outfielder hit .271, but with a .420 on-base percentage in '09. The only outfield spot Cameron has played in the last four seasons has been center field, but figures to play left for the Red Sox, a position he has only manned three times in his 15-season major league career.

 

For more on what the acquisition of Cameron means for the Sox, click here.


12/14/2009 - 5:44pm
Reports: Halladay, Lee in blockbuster

SI.com is reporting that the Blue Jays, Phillies and Mariners on closing in on a three-way blockbuster trade that would send 2003 Cy Young winner Roy Halladay from Toronto to Philadelphia, with 2008 Cy Young winner Cliff Lee moving from Philadelphia to Seattle. Toronto's haul in such a deal is not yet known.

 

The deal, according to the report, is contingent upon Halladay agreeing to a contract extension with the Phillies. SI.com suggested, however, that such an agreement would be a "formality."


12/14/2009 - 5:38pm
Report: Trade sends Halladay to Philly

SI.com's Jon Heyman has reported that the Phillies, Blue Jays and Mariners have agreed to a three-team trade that will send Roy Halladay to the Philadelphia Phillies. Heyman reports that the trade would likely send Cliff Lee to the Seattle Mariners. Visit the Full Count blog as this story develops.


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