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07/04/2011 - 3:47pm
Youkilis leaves in fourth after HBP

Red Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis left Monday's game against the Blue Jays in the bottom of the fourth inning after being drilled in the upper back -- just above the numbers -- by a fastball from Toronto starter Brandon Morrow. Youkilis immediately fell to the dirt on top of home plate. Though he got up under his own power, he immediately was escorted back to the dugout. As he did so, he pointed to his upper back (just below the neck) to indicate where the pitch struck him. He was replaced at first base by pinch-runner Yamaico Navarro, who stayed in the game in the cleanup spot and at third base.

Youkilis has now been hit by nine pitches this year, second most in the American League. More information will be offered as it becomes available.

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07/04/2011 - 3:12pm
C's hopeful Gilbert Brown signs in Germany

Just before the NBA imposed its lockout, the Celtics had University of Pittsburgh guard Gilbert Brown visit their training facilities in Waltham. All signs pointed to Brown signing with the team as an undrafted free agent once the lockout was lifted and that still seems likely even though Brown has signed with S. Oliver Wurzburg in Germany's top pro league.

Brown told the Pittsburgh-Tribune Review that he has an opt-out clause to return to the States once the lockout is lifted. Additionally, Brown isn't scheduled to go to training camp until August. "If the lockout ends early, I probably won't even go," Brown told the paper. "It's basically an insurance policy so I'm not waiting around for the lockout to end."

After the draft Celtics president Danny Ainge said that the team would likely sign at least one more young player to fill out a roster that...

07/04/2011 - 10:24am
Source: Kaberle decision a ways away
By: DJ Bean

According to a source familiar with the situation, free agent defenseman Tomas Kaberle remains in contact with the Bruins while talking to multiple other teams, but it isn’t likely that he’ll be signing with anyone in the immediate future.

The source told WEEI.com on Monday that Kaberle is “not likely to make a decision until sometime next week.”

Kaberle finished last season with the Bruins, winning his first Stanley Cup after being acquired from the Maple Leafs in exchange for center Joe Colborne, the Bruins’ 2011 first-round pick, and the B's 2012 second-rounder. The 33-year-old finished last season with four goals and 43 assists for 47 points.

 

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07/04/2011 - 10:08am
Lineups: Reddick back in left for Sox

The Red Sox start a seven-game homestand with an Independence Day matinee against the Blue Jays. John Lackey (5-7, 6.81 ERA) looks for his second straight quality start as he faces off against Toronto right-hander Brandon Morrow (4-4, 4.56). Click here for a breakdown of the pitching matchup.

Here are the lineups for both teams.

Red Sox:

Jacoby Ellsbury CF
Dustin Pedroia 2B
Adrian Gonzalez 1B
Kevin Youkilis 3B
David Ortiz DH
Josh Reddick LF
Jarrod Saltalamacchia C
J.D. Drew RF
Marco Scutaro SS

Blue Jays:

Rajai Davis CF
Eric Thames LF
Jose Bautista 3B
Adam Lind 1B
Edwin Encarnacion DH
Aaron Hill 2B
Travis Snider RF
Jose Molina C
John McDonald SS

For more Red...

07/04/2011 - 7:50am
Mashup: Ohio team ties sellout record

The Red Sox have the major leagues' longest home sellout streak at 671, but they're well behind the minor league Dayton Dragons. The Reds' Class-A team reached 814 consecutive sellouts Saturday, tying the NBA's Trail Blazers (1977-95) for the national sports record. The Dragons have been able to fill their 8,200-seat park for every game in their 12-year existence.

Read more about that story and others, plus check out videos, trivia and more, at Monday's Morning Mashup.


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