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05/12/2012 - 7:42pm
Matsuzaka gives up five runs for PawSox

Making his second rehab appearance with Triple-A Pawtucket, Daisuke Matsuzaka ran into a bit of trouble against Columbus, Saturday at McCoy Stadium. The starter, who is rehabbing from Tommy John surgery, allowed five runs on seven hits over 5 1/3 innings, throwing 90 pitches (54 strikes). He struck out five and walked one.

Matsuzaka carried a 3-1 lead into the fifth inning before succumbing to a two-run homer by Ben Copeland. The starter's final pitch was an 88 mph fastball Russ Canzler hit for another two-run shot, capping Matsuzaka's line.

According McCoy Stadium radar gun readings, the pitcher's fastball topped out at 93 mph.

It was Matsuzaka's fourth overall rehab outing having also pitched one game apiece at Single-A Salem and Double-A Portland. The final day he can make a rehab appearance is May 22.

For more Red Sox news, go to the team page at weei.com/redsox.


05/12/2012 - 7:01pm
Gearon fined $35K for KG, refs remarks

Hawks owner Michael Gearon, Jr., has been fined $35,000 for publicly criticizing NBA officiating and calling Kevin Garnett "the dirtiest guy" in the NBA. Gearon made the comments on Wednesday at a public function in the Atlanta area after his team beat the Celtics in Game 5 to force Game 6. He claimed that the Celtics were getting special treatment from the officials. 

Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President Basketball Operations, made the announcement Saturday afternoon.

Meanwhile, Hawks forward Ivan Johnson was fined $25,000 for directing an obscene gesture toward fans. The incident occurred at the end of the Hawks' 83-80 Game 6 loss to the Celtics on Thursday night at TD Garden. 

For more, visit the Celtics team page at weei.com/celtics and the Green Street blog. 


05/12/2012 - 6:37pm
All in: Pierce, Ray and Bradley to play

Despite lingering injuries from their first round win over the Hawks, Paul Pierce, Ray Allen and Avery Bradley will play for the Celtics in their series opener against the Sixers Saturday night at TD Garden. 

Pierce is dealing with a sprained MCL in his left knee. Allen is dealing with soreness in his ankle and Avery Bradley has a strained rotator cuff in his left shoulder. 

Pierce and Allen were kept out of Friday light practice while all three were cleared after shootaround on Saturday morning, though Allen didn't participate in the shootaround.

"[Allen] is doing all right," Rivers said an hour before Game 1. "He didn't go through shootaround but progressed today. We need them."

For more, visit the Celtics team page at weei.com/celtics and the Green Street blog. 


05/12/2012 - 5:02pm
Ortiz says heel sore, but will still play

David Ortiz was back in the lineup Saturday after leaving Friday night's game in the seventh inning with left heel soreness.

"Just running down the line I took a hard step right when I got to the bag and my heel got sore," said the Red Sox DH, who was hitting third for the Sox against the Indians in the third game of the teams' series. "I iced it last night. I'm OK. It's still a little sore, but I'll try [tonight]."

Red Sox Bobby Valentine said Ortiz assured him he was ready to go.

"When I talked to him he said he's probably not going to be stealing a lot of bases tonight, but he's OK to go," Valentine said. "We have and understanding if he feels anything, if he feels like maybe he should not be swinging, even in the middle of an at-bat, he'll let us go. But he says he's OK to go and the training room thinks he's OK to go."

Valentine also commented on how he would approach playing Ortiz in...

05/12/2012 - 2:29pm
Lineup: Aviles back in, hitting ninth
By: DJ Bean

Mike Aviles is back in the Red Sox' starting lineup and is batting ninth as the Sox take on the Indians and Zach McAllister on Saturday. McAllister is starting in place of the injured Josh Tomlin and will make the second major league start of his career. 

The Sox' lineup is as follows: 

1. Ryan Sweeney, CF

2. Dustin Pedroia, 2B

3. David Ortiz, DH

4. Adrian Gonzalez, 1B

5. Will Middlebrooks, 3B

6. Daniel Nava, LF

7. Cody Ross, RF

8. Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C

9. Mike Aviles, SS

SP -- Felix Doubront

For more on the Red Sox, visit weei.com/redsox.


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