The Red Sox came out on top against the Phillies thanks to an 11th-inning walk-off single by Dustin Pedroia, the Golden State Warriors took care of business at Oracle Arena to bring home Kevin Durant’s first NBA title, and the Red Sox selected pitcher Tanner Houck with their 24th-overall pick in the MLB Draft.
Offseason issues haven’t been lost on Tom Brady Sr.: Brady Sr. said that his wife concluded her cancer treatments two months ago.
“She is doing great,” he said. “She is getting out and playing golf and tennis and looks wonderful.”
“I think in the dark recesses of every cancer survivor is the thought it could reappear. We simply pray now that after her treatment it never rears its ugly head again.” (Boston Globe)
Dustin Pedroia’s single in 11th lifts Red Sox over Phillies 6-5: Hanley Ramirez had tied the game 5-5 in the eighth with a homer. Betts had four hits with three doubles and a single, and Andrew Benintendi also hit a solo homer for Boston, which has won three of four. (Boston.com)
— Red Sox (@RedSox) June 13, 2017
Heat linked to Gordon Hayward: An associate of Hayward said several weeks ago that he hadn’t heard Miami was particularly on Hayward’s radar and viewed Boston as the next-best option if he left Utah, which obviously wants to keep him. But a source connected with Hayward said this morning that Hayward now has interest in the Heat, as well as other teams. (Miami Herald)
Free Agency Scuttle: Volume is rising on the whispers that the team worrying Utah in Gordon Hayward’s free agency is Miami as much as Boston
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 9, 2017
Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to NBA title: Kevin Durant capped his spectacular first season with the Warriors by bringing home that coveted NBA championship he joined Golden State last July so determined to get, scoring 39 points in a fast-and-furious, Finals-clinching 129-120 victory over LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night. (Boston.com)
Congrats to Kevin Durant, 2017 NBA Finals MVP!! https://t.co/krsZBvYcLK
— Golden State of Mind (@unstoppablebaby) June 13, 2017
Jerry Remy on cancer diagnosis: I ‘hope to be back doing my job after the All-Star break’: “It’s obviously disappointing to me, but it’s something that I’ve been through a number of times,” he said. “It has not spread. It’s located in one spot and surgery will remove it. They’ll be a recovery time after surgery.” (Boston.com)
Tanner Houck ‘super excited’ to be drafted by Red Sox in 1st round: “Super excited,” Houck said on a conference call Monday night after being drafted. “Team with great history. Obviously they’re one of the top teams in the entire league right now. they’ve been great through numerous years. I’m honored to be a Boston Red Sox and super excited to get started.” (WEEI)