Jordan Schafer diagnosed with stress fracture in foot

Jordan Schafer diagnosed with stress fracture in foot

The Braves were hoping to get outfielder Jordan Schafer back from a right foot injury immediately following the All-Star break, but it turns out they’ll be waiting much longer than originally expected. Carroll Rogers of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that an MRI taken on Schafer’s foot yesterday revealed a stress fracture. Known as an intraosseous…

PawSox to show support of Brady with 'Free Brady Friday' on June 10

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PawSox to show support of Brady with 'Free Brady Friday' on June 10

If your name is Tom or Brady -- first name, last name, doesn't matter -- you can go to a Pawtucket Red Sox game for free next week.

The PawSox announced today that Friday, June 10 will be "Free Brady Friday," in which any fans named Tom and/or Brady will be admitted to McCoy Stadium at no charge. In addition, box seats -- normally priced at $13 -- will cost $12 in honor of Brady's uniform number. And the team says that every box seat sold, it will donate a quarter -- a "quarter back" --- to Best Buddies, a charity supported by Brady and members of PawSox leadership. And all ceremonial first pitches and certain in-game promotions will be used with footballs instead of baseballs. 

“Tom Brady is one of the region’s most beloved athletes and public figures,” said PawSox senior vice-president and general manager Dan Rea.  “This evening allows PawSox fans, so many of whom are Patriots fans, to show their support for him.” 

 

Bruins release complete 2016-17 exhibition schedule

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Bruins release complete 2016-17 exhibition schedule

The Bruins will open training camp on Thursday, Sept. 22, and play their first exhibition game less than a week later, the team announced today.

In addition to releasing the complete exhibition-game schedule, the B's also announced that rookie camp will start on Thursday, Sept. 15.

The exhibition schedule (all home games played at TD Garden):

MONDAY, SEPT. 26 -- vs. Blue Jackets, 7 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28 -- vs. Red Wings, 7 p.m.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 30 -- at Red Wings, 7 p.m.
SATURDAY, OCT. 1 -- at Flyers, 7 p.m.
TUESDAY, OCT. 4 -- vs. Canadiens at Quebec City, 7 p.m.
THURSDAY, OCT. 6 -- at Blue Jackets, 7 p.m.
SATURDAY, OCT. 8 -- vs. Flyers, 5 p.m.