The Red Sox fell again out in Anaheim as Tim Wakefield was roughed up by the Angels and the Boston offense, which managed nine hits, could only plate four runs in the 10-4 loss.
Get the rest of the links and stories at RedSoxLinks.com this morning.
Michael Muldoon talks to people who played against 300 game winner Tom Glavine in high school here in Massachusetts to get their thoughts on how good they thought Glavine would turn out. Jon Couture says that even though is isn’t what he used to be, Curt Schilling can still be a strong contributor to the Red Sox down the stretch.
Barry Bonds broke the all time home run record previously held by Hank Aaron by hitting his 756 career homer last night. Check the Bay Area Sports Pages for all the coverage of the historic event.
The Patriots swung a minor deal with the Chicago Bears, who are frequent trading partners with New England, cornerback Dante Wesley was shipped to Foxboro for an undisclosed draft pick. Wesley figures to add depth to the position and play special teams should he make the club.
A few stories that probably don’t make it on the links page because of the lack of RSS feeds: Mark Farinella has a look at Sammy Morris, who says that using over-the-counter decongestant Sudafed to treat some sinus issues was the reason for his 4 game suspension last season for testing positive for a banned substance. Now, he is looking forward to being part of a team he has admired for years. David Brown has the defensive secondary running wild against the offense at practice yesterday, even without Asante Samuel. Rich Garven has Eric Alexander not intimidated by all the decorated veterans around him at linebacker. David Heuschkel has Bill Belichick offering some strong praise to Don Koppen. Farinella’s notebook has Laurence Maroney eager to absorb some contact.
Jackie MacMullan talks to Rajon Rondo about his new role as distributor to Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Ray Allen. Rondo has spent the offseason working on his jump shot, and the Celtics coaching staff is helping him to basically reconstruct his shot. Mark Murphy looks at the signing of Scot Pollard and what role the backup big man can play with the Celtics. Shira Springer has Danny Ainge saying that Pollard will provide offensive rebounding and post defense. Parquet Pride says that Pollard is the Celtics version of Manny Ramirez – except in terms of production.
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