Going through Bruins withdrawals

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Going through Bruins withdrawals

By Justin Aucoin
WickedGoodSports.com

Its been six days since the Bruins last played.

Six days since the Bs swept the Flyers and handed The Filth commemorative golf clubs to enjoy the summer with.

Six days of sitting. waiting and waiting

and more waiting while the Vancouver Canucks toyed with the Nashville Sexual Predators and the San Jose Sharks do their best to (once again) choke in the playoffs.

And by the time the Bruins finally face off with the Tampa Bay Lightning itll be a whole eight days.

EIGHT DAYS! Thats more than a week.

Needless to say, were going through some serious withdrawals at the moment.

So whats a fan to do? How can we faithful Bruins fans pass the time until Saturday night?

First, we tried watching the Red Sox.

And it took them only five hours for them to do it. What a slow and agonizing death.

OK. Well how about the Celtics. Rumor has it they were supposed to kick some serious ass this year.

Oooook. Better luck next year, boys. Theres gotta be some good Patriots news, right? Offseason camp should be starting soon.

Crap.

And its not just Bruins fans. Dont you wonder how the dynamic duo that is the Great American Hockey Show is spending their down time?

See! Even the GAHS is going a little bit crazy in this Bruins lull. Mike Giardi is trying to cheat on his mancrush, Brian Gionta.

And you dont even want to know how the Wicked Good Sports crew is spending our free time.

Oh man.

Please tell us its Saturday.

Monday's Red Sox-Rays lineups: Sox hope to extend Tampa Bay's misery

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Monday's Red Sox-Rays lineups: Sox hope to extend Tampa Bay's misery

The Red Sox may be stumbling through the month of June, but they're flying high compared to their opponent tonight.

The Sox are in St. Petersburg, Fla., to take on the free-falling Rays, losers of 11 straight. They'll be sending Eduardo Rodriguez to the mound in hopes of continuing Tampa Bay's misery, at least for the next three games.

The lineups:

RED SOX
Mookie Betts RF
Dustin Pedroia 2B
Xander Bogaerts SS
David Ortiz DH
Hanley Ramirez 1B
Jackie Bradley Jr. CF
Bryce Brentz LF
Sandy Leon C
Marco Hernandez 3B
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Eduardo Rodriguez P

RAYS
Logan Forsythe 2B
Tim Beckham SS
Evan Longoria 3B
Logan Morrison 1B
Desmond Jennings CF
Oswaldo Arcia RF
Taylor Motter LF
Nick Franklin DH
Curt Casali C
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Blake Snell P