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Lester Cools Down Rangers’ Bats as Red Sox Win 3-1

It seemed all too familiar heading into the ninth inning on Saturday night. The starter pitches a gem, leaving the bullpen to deliver the last three outs. What seems like an easy task, at least for most major league teams, has become Terry Francona’s White Whale. For the past two nights, the Red Sox looked […]

Seguin Pens Contract, Puts Bruins Over Salary Cap

Today the Bruins inked a deal with their top draft pick, Tyler Seguin, but the contract puts the Bruins over the salary cap. Who will the B’s get rid of to get back under the cap? The Bruins and their second-overall pick agreed to terms on a three-year contract that can be worth up to […]

Molina Hits for Cycle As Soaked Sox Fall Short Again

Blame it on the bullpen. Or blame the injuries. Or even blame the rain delay. Wherever you point the finger after tonight’s 8-4loss to the Rangers, make sure it ultimately lands on Bengie Molina.  He is killing the Sox. Coming off a 7-2 thumping at the hands of the Rangers Thursday night, the Red Sox […]

The New American Soccer Fan, Thanks to France and Algeria

With the World Cup coming to a close, it is clear that soccer fever is finally sweeping the country. The best players in the world are on display throughout American living rooms and bars in record numbers. Is it for real or just a four-year novelty?  Even though the United States has been knocked out, […]

Bruins Re-sign Seidenberg to Four-Year Extension

Everything is coming together for Dennis Seidenberg. The lacerated tendon in his arm has healed and Saturday he inked a four-year contract extension with the Bruins. Seidenberg, who has played for five clubs since 2002, is finally settling down. Peter Chairelli, the Bruins’ general manager, spoke about locking up the German defenseman for the next […]

Beckett Injured as Red Sox Come Back Late to Split with Yankees

Jonathan Papelbon found himself in a familiar situation Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium. Once again, the go-ahead run stood at the plate and a blown save seemed likely, but Papelbon struck out Randy Winn to seal the deal for his tenth save and a 7-6 victory. Just like the first game of the series, the […]

Dice-K Set to Return, Again

He’s almost back, finally. As Daiske Matusuzaka is scheduled to make his first start for the Sox since Oct. 2, Boston can only hope he doesn’t fall apart again, his body or his season. He has been solid in his three rehab starts in AAA, dominating his (obviously inferior) competition. “I think I’ve thrown enough […]