See, Occasionally I am right about these things.
Jon Lester took the mound last night for his final start of the 2010 season, hoping to earn his 20th win in the process. It didn’t happen. Lester was hit hard, giving up eight runs in four-plus innings in an 8-2Red Sox loss to the White Sox.
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Media Roundup: Boston Globe, Build Up That Wall! – In my SB Nation Boston media column, I’m looking again at the news that the Globe is looking to move to a pay model next year. (But again, sports will remain free)
Edwards is ready for ice time – Chad Finn has Jack Edwards excited about the start of the NHL season.
Tuning-In: Patriots fans gather at the Elm – Bill Doyle looks at the Elm Draught House Cinema in Millbury, where you can watch Patriots games on a screen 15 feet high and 20 feet wide.
Mayo: Pats’ in-game adjustments key vs. Miami – Tom E Curran talks to the Patriots linebacker about the need for defensive adjustments as the game goes along.
Brandon Spikes gets up to speed – Ian Rapoport has the rookie linebacker talking about his adjustment to the NFL.
McCourty looks forward to challenge – Mark Farinella has the rookie cornerback learning on the job against the very best.
Patriots devising a Marshall plan – Glen Farley looks at how the Patriots are working on defending Brandon Marshall.
Lester’s shot at 20 goes dim Peter Abraham has Jon Lester’s quest for history falling short.
After 10 years, Beckett, Lowell take different routes – Daniel Barbarisi has the Marlins and Red Sox teammates going their separate ways for the first time in a decade.
Epstein addresses year’s failed plan – Abraham’s notebook has the Sox GM talking to WEEI about what went wrong this season.
Celtics camp balances work, play – Chris Forsberg has the Celtics enjoying themselves while still getting their work in.
Allen feeling balanced – Julian Benbow has Ray Allen feeling good about his decision to remain in Boston.
Harangody takes hazing in stride – A. Sherrod Blakely says that the Celtics rookie knows his place.
He won’t Wafer in search of job – Mark Murphy’s notebook has the backup guard looking to find his place with the Celtics.
Bruins’ trip stirs Prague memories – With the Bruins headed to Prague, Lenny Megliola remembers a trip he took there when the country was still under communism.
Bruins hope trip lays foundation for greatness – Joe Haggerty has the Bruins hoping that the European trip will be a bonding experience. He also reports on progress towards a new contract for Zdeno Chara.
Jordan Caron opening Bruins’ eyes – James Murphy has the Bruins 2009 first round pick making a strong case for a roster spot.