Finnish forward Joonas Kemppainen has signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Bruins.
Kemppainen, 27, scored 11 goals and tallied 21 assists for the Oulun Karpat of the Finnish Elite League last season, finishing with a +15 rating in 59 games. He added 10 goals in 19 playoff games.
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The Red Sox have claimed infielder Luis Jimenez off waives after the Brewers designated him for assignment on Saturday.
To make room on the 40-man roster, the Red Sox moved catcher Ryan Hanigan to the 60-day disabled list. Continue reading Red Sox Claim Luis Jimenez Off Waivers from Brewers »
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The Red Sox called up outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. on Tuesday as Mike Napoli deals with an illness.
Bradley, a gifted outfielder defensively, had one of the worst offensive seasons in Red Sox history last year, hitting .198 with 1 home run, 30 RBIs and a putrid .531 OPS. Continue reading Red Sox Call Up Jackie Bradley Jr. from Triple-A »
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Former Boston Red Sox third base coach Wendell Kim has died. He was 64 years old.
Kim was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease following his retirement from baseball a decade ago. He last served as third base coach for the Cubs.
Kim was third base coach for the Red Sox under Jimy Williams from 1997-2000.
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The loss of Stuart Scott at age 49 has touched us all. His voice as a sportscaster on ESPN’s flagship show SportsCenter was unparalleled. Scott, along with Keith Olbermann and longtime co-host Rich Eisen, changed sportscasting for the better, nay the best, as they searched for the “cool side of the pillow.”
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