Five Home Runs Power the Red Sox- WBSM Wednesday Sports (AUDIO)
David Ortiz went 4-for-5 and hit one of Boston’s five home runs last night as the Sox beat Seattle 11 to 8. Dustin Pedroia, Mike Napoli, Jackie Bradley Jr and Shane Victorino also went deep. Felix Doubront will be on the mound tonight for game 3 of the 4 game series. WBSM pregame time is 9:25pm.
Major League Baseball is getting set to hand out suspensions related to the Biogenesis scandal. Espn.com reports as many as 20 players are expected to be penalized sometime after next week’s All Star Game. Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez and Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun are two of the biggest names that have been linked to the clinic.
Yeonis Cespedes is the final member of the American League team for the Home Run Derby next Monday. The Oakland A’s outfielder joins captain Robinson Cano, Chris Davis and Prince Fielder. Cespedes is just the fourth non-All Star to participate in the derby and the first since Ryan Howard in 2007. The NL squad is made up of captain David Wright, Bryce Harper, Carlos Gonzalez and Michael Cuddyer.
Here’s the morning sports report.