Mike Aviles cranked his eighth home run of the season on Sunday, as Boston defeated Philadelphia, 5-1! (Photo Credit: Zimbio.com)
It’s Monday, which means a brand new week has officially started! Let’s get things rolling with some news and headlines from the city of Boston, and state of Massachusetts.
* The Boston Red Sox concluded their weekend series against the Philadelphia Phillies with a 5-1 victory. Boston defeated Philadelphia two out of three times, and are now 20-21 overall.
* Against Cliff Lee on Sunday, Boston’s bats recorded five runs on nine hits. Mike Aviles cranked his eighth home run of the season, and also recorded his 27th RBI. Jarrod Saltalamacchia finished the day 1 for 4, and hit a home run and drove in three runs.
* Boston will continue its current road trip on Monday when they travel to Baltimore to face the Orioles at 7:05PM — Clay Buchholz faces Tommy Hunter on the bump.
* According to the Boston Globe — if the Sox record a sweep against the Orioles, they’d be able to “tighten things up” in the American League East. Also, don’t expect Daisuke Matsuzaka to return to the rotation anytime soon, as the right-hander is currently dealing with “pain in his right trapezius muscle.”
* The Boston Celtics will return to the TD Garden on Monday for Game No. 5 of the Eastern Conference semi-finals against the Philadelphia 76ers. The series is tied, 2-2, and Boston has only won one game at home this series, and one in Philadelphia.
* The Celtics squandered a golden opportunity to earn a two-game cushion on Friday, and know that this particular match is critical, especially after an “idle weekend.”
Cody Ross finished Thursday’s contest with four RBIs and one home run! (Photo Credit: BostonInno.com)
It’s Friday, which means it’s officially time to celebrate the end of the week, right? OK… OK… before the workday concludes, let’s dish out some headlines, news and more from the Bay State!
* Cody Ross concluded Thursday’s contest against the Tampa Bay Rays with four RBIs and one home run, as Boston ended their two-game series with a 5-3 victory. Felix Doubront lasted 5.2 innings on the bump, and recorded his fourth win of the season, while Marlon Byrd smacked his first long ball in a Sox uniform.
* Boston will continue its current road trip on Friday when they travel to Philadelphia for their first inter-league clash of the season — Daniel Bard will oppose Cole Hamels — first pitch is scheduled for 7:05PM.
* Daisuke Matsuzaka experienced his longest rehab start on Thursday in North Carolina with the PawSox, as the right-hander pitched 6.2 innings and yielded four earned runs. He also recorded three strikeouts, hit one batter and surrendered two home runs.
* The Boston Celtics will attempt to earn a two-game series lead on Friday when they return to the hardwood for Game. No 4 against the Philadelphia 76ers, which is scheduled for 8:00PM. The Green and White spent their off day recovering from their gigantic victory on Wednesday, and watching film.
Tom Brady meets Tim Tebow at midfield after Sunday's game! (Photo Credit: Washington Post)
Happy Monday y’all, and welcome into another grand edition of the Daily Noontime! Here’s some news, headlines, and much more!
* Despite losing to the New England Patriots, Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow apparently told the media that he still “keeps the faith.”
* Patriots quarterback Tom Brady engineered his offense to perfection on Sunday, which was a major reason why New England topped Denver, 41-23.
* The Philadelphia Eagles stunned the New York Jets on Sunday, 45-19, while Big Blue, (New York Giants), fell to the Washington Redskins, 23-10.
* Philadelphia inked Jimmy Rollins‘ name on a three-year deal — according to MLB.com.
* The San Diego Chargers kept their playoff hopes alive, as they steamrolled the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday evening, 34-14.
Games to Watch:
* Montreal at Boston (NHL) – 7:00pm eastern
* Pittsburgh at San Francisco (NFL) – 8:30pm eastern
Video of the Day:
This is how you dunk the ball!
Is it fair to state that Tony Romo is becoming a Cowboys legend?
Happy Tuesday everyone and welcome into yet another awesome edition of the Daily Noontime! Here’s the day’s major headlines and news, enjoy!
* The Dallas Cowboys earned an important win on Monday, as they defeated the Washington Redskins, 18-16.
* According to reports, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick has a healthy right hand, as well as decided to back off his “criticism” toward the NFL referees.
* So much for the American League Wild Card lead, as the Boston Red Sox lost to Baltimore Orioles on Monday, as well as remain tied with the Tampa Bay Rays for the final playoff spot.
* Similar to the Red Sox, the Atlanta Braves National League Wild Card spot is technically in jeopardy, as they lost to the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday, 4-2.
* According to the stat-sheet, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has the most passing yard in a three-week NFL span.
* The Chicago White Sox have decided to accept manager Ozzie Guillen‘s orders, which is to release him from his current contract after the season concludes on Wednesday.
Games to Watch:
* Boston at Baltimore (MLB) – 7:05pm eastern
* Philadelphia at Atlanta (MLB) – 7:10pm eastern
* New York Yankees at Tampa Bay (MLB) – 7:10pm eastern
* St. Louis at Houston (MLB) – 8:05pm eastern
Video of the Day:
Is this catch awesome? Yes or No?
So, Tom Brady wants fans to start drinking early? Interesting!
It’s Thursday, which means the weekend is right around the corner, wahoo! Here’s the latest news, highlights and headlines of the day!
* During his weekly meeting with the media on Wednesday, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady told reporters that fans should “start drinking early” on Sunday.
* Carolina Panthers rookie quarterback Cam Newton was quite impressive last Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals, but now he needs to remain consistent going forward.
* According to Brandon Marshall, he believes that his Miami Dolphins teammate Chad Henne is a white version of Michael Vick.
* Once again, the Boston Red Sox lost again, as the Toronto Blue Jays finished the two-game series on Wednesday with a significant win.
* It’s official, the Philadelphia Phillies are back in the MLB playoffs, as Roy Halladay helped his squad clinch a spot on Wednesday.
* The Detroit Tigers winning ways continue, as they earned their 12th win in a row on Wednesday against the Chicago White Sox.
Games to Watch:
* Florida at Philadelphia (MLB) – 2:35pm eastern
* Tampa Bay at Boston (MLB) – 7:10pm eastern
* #3 LSU at #25 Mississippi State (NCAA Football) – 8:00pm eastern
* Detroit at Oakland (MLB) – 10:05pm eastern
Video of the Day:
Any chance Cam Newton will dance in the end zone again this weekend?