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…
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.”
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.
Tony Massarotti says Oklahoma City is never going to win a title, so Kevin Durant should leave and chase a crown elsewhere.