Sweeney to DL
Red Sox outfielder Ryan Sweeney, who has been involved in trade talks recently, made sure that he would not be moved by landing himself on the disabled list.
Sweeney punched a door behind the Red Sox dugout after popping up in the eighth inning of the Red Sox 7-3 win over the Tigers Monday injuring his hand. The Red Sox outfielder, who is not having a very good season batting .260 with no home runs and 16 RBI on the season, issued an apology to his teammates and fans on twitter.
The Red Sox have called up Ryan Kalish from Triple A Pawtucket to take his place.
Kalish has also struggled in the bigs this season hitting .217 with five RBI but he brings more to the table than the abysmal Sweeney thanks to his speed.
Celtics sign 4
The Celtics made four fairly insignificant signings on Tuesday, the most notable being the resigning of guard Keyon Dooling.
Boston also inked veteran center Jason Collins, who played with the Hawks in 2011 and isn’t even an upgrade over Ryan Hollins, along with guards Jamar Smith and Dionte Christmas, who both played in Europe last season.
Dooling will get some minutes for the team and Collins may see a few minutes here and there but Smith and Christmas will probably be playing in the D-League this season.
Dooling averaged four points in 14 minutes per game with the Celtics last season and is a strong veteran presence. Collins averaged just 1.3 points and 1.6 rebounds in 10 minutes per game with the Hawks last year.