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05/24/2010 - 2:25pm
Lineups: Martinez catching Buchholz
By: DJ Bean

 Jason Varitek, the only current Red Sox player with a homer against Wade Davis under his belt, will be on the bench when the Red Sox begin their three-game set with the Rays Monday night in Tampa Bay. The Red Sox enter the series 8.5 games behind the Rays, who lead the majors with a 32-12 record. 

1. Jacoby Ellsbury, CF

2. Dustin Pedroia, 2B

3. Victor Martinez, C

4. Kevin Youkilis, 1B

5. David Ortiz, DH

6. J.D. Drew, RF

7. Adrian Beltre, 3B

8. Jeremy Hermida, LF

9. Marco Scutaro, SS

-- Clay Buchholz, SP

For the batter/pitcher matchups for tonight's game, check the Full Count Blog

 

 


05/24/2010 - 1:24pm
Taylor Hall named Memorial Cup MVP
By: DJ Bean

Windsor left winger Taylor Hall, widely assumed to be selected in the top two picks in this summer's NHL draft, helped power the Spitfires to a 9-1 victory over the Brandon Wheat Kings in the MasterCard Memorial Cup finals Sunday night. Hall, ranked behind Plymouth center Tyler Seguin by NHL Central Scouting, had six points (4 goals) in the tournament and was named Memorial Cup MVP for the second straight season following the victory. Though Hall has naturally been linked to the Bruins, who hold the draft's second choice thanks to the Phil Kessel trade, his stock could be on the rise given that he and the Spitfires swept Seguin's Whalers in the second round of the playoffs earlier this month. Hall and Seguin each totaled 106 points during the regular season. For more on the Bruins, check the Big Bad Blog.  


05/24/2010 - 1:19pm
Pats make it official, sign Teel

The Patriots announced Monday afternoon ago they claimed and were awarded quarterback Mike Teel off waivers from Seattle. The move, which was hinted at over the weekend by many people (including Teel on his Twitter feed), gives the Patriots four quarterbacks on the roster — Tom Brady, Brian Hoyer, Zac Robinson and Teel. (The team announced earlier Monday morning that Teel had made it in for the start of organized team activities, and will wear No. 6.) Teel, 6-3, 225 pounds, was drafted by Seattle in the sixth round (178th overall) of the 2009 draft out of Rutgers. He was inactive as the third quarterback for all 16 games as a rookie with the Seahawks. He was waived by Seattle on May 19, 2010. Teel was a three-year starter for Rutgers. As a senior in 2008, he started all 13 games, setting career highs with 3,418 passing yards and 25 touchdowns. For more Patriots news, check out our football blog, ...

05/24/2010 - 12:30pm
Supreme Court rejects NFL antitrust bid
By: Anonymous

The Supreme Court rejected the National Football League's request for broad antitrust law protection Monday, saying that it must be considered 32 separate teams — not one big business — when selling branded items like jerseys and caps.

 

"Although NFL teams have common interests such as promoting the NFL brand, they are still separate, profit-maximizing entities, and their interests in licensing team trademarks are not necessarily aligned," said the retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, writing for an unanimous court.

 

The high court reversed a lower court ruling throwing out an antitrust suit brought against the league by one of its former hat makers, who was upset that it lost its contract for making official NFL hats to Reebok International Ltd.

 

Major League Baseball is the only professional sports league with broad antitrust protection. The NBA, the NHL, the NCAA, NASCAR,...

05/24/2010 - 6:16am
Mashup: Bay provides hope for Mets

The Mets took 2-of-3 from the Yankees over the weekend, and Jason Bay was the key, going 4-for-4 on Saturday and hitting two home runs Sunday. With the former Red Sox slugger finally showing why he was signed to a $66 million contract, New York columnists wonder if he'll be able to get the Mets out of the NL East cellar and into contention. Meanwhile, in Seattle, Mariners outfielder Milton Bradley opened up about his emotional problems. Read about those stories, plus check out videos of a trick basketball shot from an airplane and former local standout Phil Pressey dunking over a player a foot taller than him. It's all at Monday's Morning Mashup.


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