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07/03/2009 - 8:27am
Red Sox advisory on road closings

The Boston Red Sox have issued the following alert for fans regarding the closing of Storrow and Memorial Drives this weekend:

Friday, July 3, 2009

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  • The westbound lane of Storrow Drive closes at 4:00pm on July 3rd.
  • The Fenway and Kenmore exits will be inaccessible to patrons after 4:30 p.m.


Saturday, July 4, 2009

  • Storrow Drive will be closed in both directions all day starting from 7:30 a.m.
  • The Longfellow Bridge will close at 4:30 p.m.
  • Memorial Drive from the Longfellow Bridge to Massachusetts Avenue will close at 4:30 p.m.
  • Memorial Drive from Massachusetts Avenue to the BU Bridge will close at 6:00 p.m.
  • The BU Bridge will close at 6:00 p.m.

As a result, fans that normally travel to Fenway Park via either Storrow or Memorial Drives should seek alternate routes and...

07/02/2009 - 4:36pm
Report: Cs offer Wallace contract

The Celtics have offered Rasheed Wallace a contract using their mid-level exception, according to Marc Spears of the Boston Globe. The contract was reportedly offered during a three-hour meeting in which Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen, Doc Rivers, Danny Ainge, and Wyc Grousbeck traveled to Detroit. Wallace did not make a decision.


07/02/2009 - 2:18pm
Jeremy Reich signs a deal with the New York Islanders

Former Providence Bruins farmhand and Boston Bruins tough guy Jeremy Reich has left the B's organization and signed a one-year, two-way contract Thursday afternoon with the New York Islanders. The move reunites Reich with former P-Bruins coach Scott Gordon, now head coach of the Isles, and gives the winger a better chance of playing in the NHL. Reich has two goals and four assists and a whopping 161 penalty minutes in 99 career NHL games and had spent the last three plus years with the B's organization. Reich had his best NHL season with Boston in 2007-08 when he played in 57 games and registered 2 goals and 2 assists with the Black and Gold. For more check the Big Bad Blog.


07/02/2009 - 1:16pm
Buchholz, Cabrera selected for Triple-A All-Star Team

Red Sox minor-league pitchers Clay Buchholz and Fernando Cabrera were selected for the roster that will represent the International League in the Triple-A All-Star Game. Buchholz is 5-1 with a 1.90 ERA for Triple-A Pawtucket, while Cabrera has a 1.03 ERA and 16 saves as the PawSox closer. The pair will travel to Portland, Ore., for the game on July 15.


07/02/2009 - 1:00pm
Bay officially sworn in

Red Sox outfielder Jason Bay was officially sworn in as a U.S. citizen today. The Canadian-born Bay, who plans to retain dual citizenship of his native country and the United States, passed his citizenship test last month, and planned to use today's off-day for the Red Sox to be sworn in. News of Bay's plans to become a U.S. citizen was first reported by WEEI.com's Rob Bradford.

Other Red Sox to have been sworn in as U.S. citizens in recent years include David Ortiz (2008) and Manny Ramirez (2004).


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