Tradition honors Jacobs, Martinez, Parish, Harrison

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Tradition honors Jacobs, Martinez, Parish, Harrison

Bruins principal owner Jeremy Jacobs will highlight the local sports legends honored by the TD Garden on June 27 at The Tradition the annual summer celebration honoring distinguished New England athletes and industry leads at the home of the Bruins and Celtics.

Jacobs gets the nod for the Hockey Legacy Award after a long stewardship of the Boston Bruins franchise punctuated by last years Stanley Cup championship. The team plays its home games in the building owned and operated by his Delaware North Companies.

Jacobs will also accompany Bruins President Cam Neely for a season-ending press conference at TD Garden on Thursday afternoon to mark the official close of the season for the Black and Gold after last weeks playoff loss to the Washington Capitals.

This years Tradition Lifetime Achievement Award will go three-time Cy Young Award winner and 2004 World Series champion Pedro Martinez, who memorably returned to Boston in April for the 100th Anniversary of Fenway Park.

Soccer Hall of Famer and founding member of the New England Revolution Alexei Lalas will also be honored. Chief Robert Parish, a key member of the Big Three that led the Boston Celtics to a 1980s basketball dynasty, will be given the Basketball Legacy Award. Title IX trailblazer and two-time Olympian Chris Ernst will be honored with the Special Achievement Award and former hard-hitting New England Patriots safety Rodney Harrison will be given the Football Legacy Award.

Tickets are 200 for general admission and 300 for reserved seating. All net proceeds benefit The Sports Museum housed within TD Garden. For more information, to purchase tickets and for sponsorship opportunities please visit www.sportsmuseum.org or contact Rusty Sullivan, Executive Director of the Sports Museum at (617) 624-1237.

Quotes, notes and stars: Pomeranz 'made one pitch that hurt' Red Sox

Quotes, notes and stars: Pomeranz 'made one pitch that hurt' Red Sox

BOSTON - Quotes, notes and stars from the Red Sox' 4-2 loss to the Detroit Tigers:

QUOTES:

"He pitched as we had anticipated at the time of the trade.'' - John Farrell on Drew Pomeranz.

"I had a good curveball and I was locating my fastball a lot better. I was in a lot better counts all night, but I made one pitch that hurt us.'' - Pomeranz on his outing.

"He was able to limit the damage against a very good offensive team. He pitched well enough to win. I just wish we could have put more runs on the board for him.'' - Jackie Bradley Jr. on Pomeranz.

 

NOTES:

* Until Monday night, the Red Sox had won their last six series openers.

* Drew Pomeranz has allowed four or fewer hits in 12 of his 18 starts this season.

* Eleven of Travis Shaw's last 15 hits have been for extra bases.

* Jackie Bradley Jr. had his 25th multi-hit game.

* Sandy Leon is hitting .500 (11-for-22) with runners in scoring position.

* The Red Sox are 21-21 in games decided by two or fewer runs.

* Dustin Pedroia (walk, single) has reached base in 28 straight games.

* Xander Bogaerts has 133 hits through 97 games. Since 1940, only Wade Boggs (134 in 1983; 135 in 1987) and Adrian Gonzalez (135 in 2011) had more.

STARS:

1) Justin Verlander

Verlander has enjoyed a bounce-back season of sorts this year, and the Red Sox got to see it up close Monday night as Verlander limited them a single run over six innings.

2) Jose Iglesias

The former Red Sox shortstop haunted his old team with a two-run homer in the sixth to put the Tigers ahead to stay.

3) Drew Pomeranz

The lefty absorbed the loss, but pitched well enough to win, giving up two runs in six innings while striking out seven.