With the Bruins season over, and the NBA over and getting ready for a lockout and the NFL in the middle of a lockout, the Red Sox will now have the lion’s share of the focus of the Boston sports media and fans.
Offense is at full blast as Red Sox rout Brewers – Michael Vega’s game story has the Red Sox honoring the Bruins pregame and during the game with foghorn blasts – and plenty of them in a 12-3 victory. More game stories from: Scott Lauber | Brian MacPherson | Maureen Mullen | Mike Fine | Tony Lee | Nick Underhill | Bill Ballou | Dave D’Onofrio
Even Adrian Gonzalez’s speed (or lack thereof) can’t slow him down – Rob Bradford has the Sox slugger overcoming his lack of speed on the basepaths. Gonzalez picked up his 1000th career hit yesterday, oddly enough on a triple. Nicole Auerbach and Adam Kurkjian have more on the milestone.
After fast start in ’06, then falling back to minors, Sox hope Miller’s time is now – Tim Britton with a look at tonight’s starter for the Sox, lefty Andrew Miller. Maureen Mullen has more on Miller.
Peace treaty? Fielder wants to talk hitting with his dad – Christopher Smith looks at the strained relationship between Price Fielder, and his dad, Cecil.
Clay Buchholz hopes to cure stiffness on DL – Lauber’s notebook has Buchholz hitting the 15-day DL. The Globe notebook from Michael Vega has more on Buchholz. The topic continued in the Red Sox Journal and on the Gatehouse notebook from Mike Fine. Ballou’s notebook has more on Gonzalez’s milestone. The CSNNE notes from Camerato look at the prolific Red Sox offense.
Recchi leaves lasting impression – Kevin Paul Dupont has the retiring winger leaving behind a big impression on his teammates.
Keep that attitude, B’s – Stephen Harris says that the Bruins will need more of the same for next season.
B’s adaptability carried them to Cup – Joe Haggerty says that doing things the hard way eventually paid off for the Bruins.
Labor uncertainty clouds Celtics future – Paul Flannery looks at the immediate future for the Celtics.
Delay caused by lockout could mean fewer holdouts this year – Christopher Price thinks that once a new labor deal is done, rookies will start signing right away.