CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago White Sox handed Jon Lester his first loss of the season with a 6-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox last night. Adam Dunn hit a three-run homer in the first inning and Alejandro De Aza and Alexei Ramirez added consecutive RBI doubles in the second as Chicago took advantage of an ineffective Lester.
CHICAGO (AP) - The Red Sox activated closer Andrew Bailey from the 15-day disabled list before last night game in Chicago against the White Sox. Bailey had been out since April 29th with right biceps inflammation. Meanwhile, Stephen Drew returned to the lineup last night after missing two games with a sore back.
CHICAGO (AP) - Red Sox manager John Farrell says catcher David Ross threw and rode a bike for 30 minutes yesterday. Ross will try to increase the intensity of his work today. Farrell says he's "moving in the right direction" as he recovers from a concussion.
BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Bruins are heading to New York with confidence. They're up 2-0 against the Rangers in the Eastern Conference semifinal series. Game 3 is tonight at Madison Square Garden and the B's know they have to keep the pressure on to keep winning.
BOSTON (AP) - Bruins' head coach Claude Julien says Tyler Seguin is coming around. Seguin has yet to score a goal this postseason and has just one assist. But Julien says he's seeing signs that his game is improving especially after a solid performance in Game 2 against the Rangers.
BOSTON (AP) - Bruins defenseman Dennis Seidenberg rejoined his teammates on the ice for practice yesterday. He had been sidelined since Game 7 against Toronto, in which he only played 37 seconds. Head Coach Claude Julien says Seidenberg is getting closer to returning.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - National champions Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Bria Hartley headline the U.S. women's basketball team that will compete in July at the World University Games. The two UConn stars were among the 12 chosen to play in Kazan, Russia, from July 8th-15th.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - UConn will be well-represented at the U19 World Championship. Breanna Stewart, Morgan Tuck and Moriah Jefferson all made the team that will compete in Lithuania from July 18th-28th. The trio just completed their freshman season at Connecticut and helped the Huskies win their eighth national championship in April. Stewart was the NCAA tournament's most outstanding player.
TODAY'S NEW ENGLAND SPORTS SCHEDULE:
NHL CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS
Boston at N.Y. Rangers, 7:30 p.m.
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL:
Boston (Doubront 3-1) at Chicago White Sox (Quintana 2-1), 8:10 p.m.
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