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Carsen Edwards shines, Celtics beat 76ers in summer league opener

Carsen Edwards shines, Celtics beat 76ers in summer league opener

BOSTON MA. – JULY 1: Carsen Edwards give the victory sign as he walks off the court after Celtics summer league play on July 1, 2019 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald) LAS VEGAS – With the parent club still attempting to find some kind of equilibrium after a tumultuous month, Danny Ainge wanted what he termed “good guys” on the team’s youngest level. And the Celtics summer leaguers, on the way to an opening 96-82 win against Philadelphia, certainly sent some promising images back home. Carsen Edwards , who uncorked 20 points on 7-for-15 […]

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Bogaerts bails out bullpen as Red Sox triumph

Bogaerts bails out bullpen as Red Sox triumph

Xander Bogaerts halted another shaky effort by the Boston bullpen with one swing on Friday night. His three-run homer to deep left cemented a 9-6 Red Sox victory over the Tigers at Comerica Park. DETROIT — The last member of the Red Sox named to the American League All-Star team just might be the best. Xander Bogaerts had a strong argument to start at shortstop in Cleveland next week. His initial omission as a reserve bordered on the ridiculous. His addition to the roster after an injury suffered by Angels infielder Tommy La Stella seemed like overdue justice served. […]

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Marco Hernandez hits go-ahead home run in 9th to lead Boston Red Sox over Blue Jays; Michael Chavis, Rafael Devers also homer

Marco Hernandez hits go-ahead home run in 9th to lead Boston Red Sox over Blue Jays; Michael Chavis, Rafael Devers also homer

TORONTO — Both of Marco Hernandez’s home runs this season have been game-changers. Pinch hitting for Sandy Leon, the Red Sox utility player bashed the go-ahead home run in the ninth inning against Blue Jays closer Ken Giles here Thursday. His solo homer led the Red Sox to a 8-7 win over Toronto here at Rogers Centre. Boston won the three-game series 2-1. Hernandez also belted the game-tying homer against Orioles’ Mychal Givens in the ninth inning June 16 before the Red Sox won in 10 innings. The Boston bullpen suffered its 17th blown save. Brandon Workman entered in […]

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Kara Lawson ready for coaching job with Celtics

Kara Lawson ready for coaching job with Celtics

Hide caption Boston Celtics assistant coach Kara Lawson passes the ball to rookie Carsen Edwards at the team’s training facility in Boston, Monday, July 1, 2019. Lawson played in the WNBA from 2003-15 and also helped the U.S. win the gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) The Enterprise @JFenton_ent The franchise’s first female assistant coach played at the University of Tennessee, won a gold medal and spent more than a decade playing in the WNBA. BOSTON – She is part of a significant ongoing breakthrough on the professional sports landscape, a female hired to coach […]

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Devers HRs twice, drives in 6 as Red Sox beat Blue Jays 10-6

Devers HRs twice, drives in 6 as Red Sox beat Blue Jays 10-6

David Price pitched six innings to win his fifth straight decision, Rafael Devers homered twice and matched his career-high with six RBI, and the Boston Red Sox snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the Toronto Blue Jays 10-6 on Tuesday night. Christian Vázquez had a homer among his three hits and Mookie Betts reached base four times for the Red Sox, who were swept in a two-game series against the New York Yankees in London last weekend. Boston lost 8-7 to the White Sox in its final game before travelling to London. Devers finished 4 for 5. He […]

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Brad Wanamaker returning to Boston Celtics on one-year deal (report)

Brad Wanamaker returning to Boston Celtics on one-year deal (report)

AP Boston Celtics’ Brad Wanamaker (9) plays against the Detroit Pistons during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) The Boston Celtics are adding some depth at their point guard position, bringing Brad Wanamaker back on a one-year deal, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Free agent guard Brad Wanamaker is returning to the Boston Celtics on a one-year deal, agent Steve McCaskill tells ESPN. Wanamaker played six seasons in Europe before joining the Celtics last season as the oldest rookie (29) in the NBA. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July […]

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Celtics reach two-year deal with big man Kanter

Celtics reach two-year deal with big man Kanter

Tim Tai / The Philadelphia Inquirer BOSTON — The Celtics didn’t waste time in signing big man help, agreeing to a two-year, $10 million deal Monday with Enes Kanter, the veteran Turkish center who known for his scoring and rebounding. Kanter was slotted into the team’s so-called $4.7 million room exception, with a player option for the second season. The Celtics had gone into the NBA’s five-day moratorium searching for a way to create a full $9.3 million taxpayer mid-level exception, but were unable to do so following Sunday’s sign-and-trade swap of Kemba Walker and Terry Rozier. 300×250 image […]

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Boston Bruins: Connor Clifton signs new deal after breakout year

Boston Bruins: Connor Clifton signs new deal after breakout year

Connor Clifton has signed a new three-year deal with the Boston Bruins after making his main roster breakthrough this season. As one of the Boston Bruins restricted free agents this summer, Connor Clifton was a player you expected to be re-signed. He may not carry the name value or skill of the big three names, Charlie McAvoy , Danton Heinen and Brandon Carlo , but he offers good home-grown depth on the blue-line. At the start of the season just gone, if you told Connor Clifton he was signing a three-year contract extension worth $3 million, having played in […]

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Boston would have been willing to trade Kyrie Irving for Kemba Walker during past 2 years

Boston would have been willing to trade Kyrie Irving for Kemba Walker during past 2 years

According to a recent report, Charlotte Hornets All-Star point guard Kemba Walker has already agreed to terms on a summer move to the Boston Celtics once he officially hits free agency within the next couple of days. He is set to take the place of Kyrie Irving , who himself appears to be on his way out of Boston. As it turns out, this particular change of the guards is exactly what the Celtics wanted all along, with the Boston Herald’s Steve Bulpett reporting that this trade was already on the table for the C’s over the past two […]

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Watch: Red Sox blast three home runs in first inning in London

Watch: Red Sox blast three home runs in first inning in London

The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees showed fans in London what an offensive explosion looks like with their 17-13 slugfest on Saturday, and that theme continued on Sunday. After the two teams combined for six home runs in their first game at London Stadium, the Red Sox went deep three times in the bottom of the first on Sunday. Xander Bogaerts got things started with a two-run shot, and JD Martinez immediately followed with a solo homer of his own. X gonna give it to ya internationally pic.twitter.com/Ca8XUuDjzC — Sox Lunch (@Soxlunch) June 30, 2019 JD with […]

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