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03/08/2010 - 6:52pm
Ellsbury gets $47,000 pay raise

The Red Sox announced the signing of 13 players Monday. The terms of the contracts are as follows: Jacoby Ellsbury - $496,500 (after making $449,500 in 2009); Clay Buchholz - $443,000; Jed Lowrie - $434,000; Daniel Bard - $415,500; Tug Hulett - $403,500; Ramon A. Ramirez - $403,000; Josh Reddick - $403,000 
Michael Bowden - $402,000; Dusty Brown - $402,000; Aaron Bates - $401,000; Dustin Richardson - $401,000; Felix Doubront - $400,000; Mark Wagner - $400,000. The highest paid player of the group, Ellsbury, is the only one who will be arbitration-eligible after the 2010 season.


03/08/2010 - 4:55pm
Trapani earns All-ACC third team

BC junior forward Joe Trapani was named to the All-ACC third team on Monday, according to an announcement by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association. Trapani, the lone Eagles selection, grabbed 38 votes thanks to a season in which he averaged 13.3 points and 5.8 rebounds in 15 conference games. 

 

Joining Trapani on the third team are Gani Lawal (Georgia Tech), Dorenzo Hudson (Virginia Tech), Chris Singleton and Solomon Alabi (Florida State).

 

Jon Scheyer (Duke), Greivis Vasquez (Maryland) and Malcolm Delaney (Virginia Tech) shared the top spot with 159 vote apiece.

 

For a complete list of All-ACC players, check out The BC Blog


03/08/2010 - 4:13pm
Sabourin sent back to P-Bruins
Boston Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today that the club has assigned goaltender Dany Sabourin to the Providence Bruins (American Hockey League). Sabourin earned his first recall to Boston on Friday, March 5 and served as the backup to Tim Thomas in the team’s games against the Islanders on March 6 and Penguins on March 7. He has played 44 games this season for the Providence Bruins and has registered a 23-20-0 record with three shutouts, a 2.63 Goals Against Average and .914 save percentage. The 10-year-pro is a veteran of 57 NHL games with the Flames, Canucks and Penguins and owns an 18-25-4 record. Originally drafted by the Calgary Flames in the fourth round (108th overall) of the 1998 NHL Entry Draft, Sabourin was signed by the Bruins as a free agent on July 7, 2009.
03/08/2010 - 3:32pm
Bracket 101: A local look

It’s championship week, and that means some of the best and most exciting college basketball of the year. Almost every night this week, a conference champion will be crowned and sent into the field of 65. As championship week tips off, Bracket 101 takes a look around the local college hoops scene to handicap the chances of teams representing New England come tournament time. Check out Bracket 101 for a local look, the championship week TV schedule, an update on the Boston College Eagles and more.


03/08/2010 - 3:23pm
Red Sox agree to terms with 13

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Red Sox announced that they have agreed to terms on one-year contracts with 13 players. Agreeing to terms were pitchers Daniel Bard, Michael Bowden, Clay Buchholz, Felix Doubront, Ramon A. Ramirez and Dustin Richardson; catchers Dusty Brown and Mark Wagner; infielders Aaron Bates, Tug Hulett and Jed Lowrie; and outfielders Jacoby Ellsbury and Josh Reddick.

 

No further terms were disclosed. With the agreements, all 39 players on Boston’s major league roster are under contract for the 2010 season.


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