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03/02/2010 - 9:35am
Cameron on D&C: Sox are serious

New Red Sox center fielder Mike Cameron stopped by to chat with Dennis & Callahan Tuesday at spring training in Fort Myers, Fla. Cameron said this spring training is more serious than others he's attended. "Here it seems like it's more intense," Cameron said. "Just a matter of how everyone is going about their business."

 

Cameron said he didn't expect he would end up in Boston because of the presence of Jacoby Ellsbury and Jason Bay. But when the team turned its attention away from Bay, Cameron was welcomed, with Ellsbury moving to left. Cameron said he can empathize with Ellsbury.

 

"I know exactly how how it feels," Cameron said of making an adjustment for a veteran. "When you move, you think sometimes it's for a bad sense, but for our opportunity, I told him, 'I'm not going to be here long.' ... This year is a learning experience for me and him. Just as much as I can learn from him...

03/02/2010 - 9:14am
Reports: C's interested in Finley

According to multiple reports, the Celtics are interested in swingman Michael Finley, who asked for and was given his release by the San Antonio Spurs Monday. Finley, who turns 37 Saturday, played just 25 games this season for the Spurs, averaging 3.7 points. Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports quoted Finley's agent, Henry Thomas, who explained why Finley wanted to leave San Antonio after five seasons: "It was a situation where the Spurs understood why Michael wanted to pursue other opportunities elsewhere. He wants to be part of the mix again. He’s a competitor who has never been in that position [of not playing] before.” Check the Green Street blog for more Celtics updates.


03/02/2010 - 9:00am
Mashup: Russian Olympic anger

Russian president Dmitry Medvedev isn’t happy with his country’s performance at the Vancouver Olympics, and he is looking for someone to blame. He expects improvement in time for the 2014 Games, which will be hosted by the Russian resort community of Sochi. Read more about that, plus get links to the day's top stories, plus videos, trivia and more, at Tuesday's Morning Mashup.


03/02/2010 - 1:22am
Japanese coach: Dice-K looks better

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Tsuyoshi Yoda, the pitching coach for Japan's World Baseball Classic team last year, said that Daisuke Matsuzaka looked "better than last year" after watching his former pupil throw Monday at the Red Sox minor league training facility. "I saw the bullpen today and his body structure and movement was much better than last year," Yoda said through a translator. Yoda described Matsuzaka's fastball as "up and down" throughout the pitcher's time with Team Japan, and also relayed that he was unaware of the groin injury Matsuzaka said he struggled with during spring training last year. "When I heard about the injury ... I didn't know about it," Yoda said. For more, see the Full Count blog.


03/01/2010 - 7:39pm
Bruins' Dalton reassigned to Reading

The Bruins announced Monday evening that goaltender Matt Dalton has been reassigned to the Reading Royals of the East Coast Hockey League. Dalton was recalled by the Bruins on Feb. 24 on an emergency basis to serve as a second goaltender in practice while Tim Thomas was with the U.S. team at the Vancouver Winter Olympics.

 

For more Bruins news, visit the Big Bad Blog.


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