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Source: Hayward to start meetings with Heat

The Heat will get the first crack at luring Gordon Hayward away from the Jazz in free agency on Saturday, a source told to ESPN's Jorge Sedano. Hayward will then visit the Celtics on Sunday and Jazz on Monday.

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2hScott Lauber

H. Ramirez stunned to learn he's bad vs. LHPs

"You're kidding me," Ramirez said. "It took you long enough to tell me that. I didn't know that, for real. So OK, after this conversation, let's see what's going to happen now. I'll say it: Bring it, OK? I didn't know. I swear."

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Upon being told he's 5-for-35 (.143) with eight strikeouts vs. lefties, Hanley Ramirez said, "You're kidding me. I didn't know that for real. So, OK, after this conversation, let's see what's going to happen now. I'll say it: Bring it, OK? I didn't know, I swear. Interesting."

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Isaiah Thomas remains a relentless social media recruiter. On Wednesday, Thomas left a humorous Instagram comment about Blake Griffin in the aftermath of the Chris Paul trade to Houston. Then both Thomas and his wife, Kayla, liked a "dream team" photoshop that featured Thomas next to Gordon Hayward and Paul George.

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7hMatthew Coller

Free agents each Eastern team should sign

With the expansion and entry drafts in the rearview mirror, the NHL turns to free agency. Here's a rundown of every Eastern Conference team's big need -- along with a free agent who can fill that need.

Stats & Info

Tuesday's longest home runs

For the second time in three days, Troy Tulowitzki cracks the list after not homering in his first 19 games this month. Christian Vazquez's 409-footer was his first home run this year.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston Celtics rookies show off their new jerseys.

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Red Sox power past Twins (1:06)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Drew Pomeranz on coming back after the rain: "We kind of said if it's more than an hour or if it's past 10 o'clock it would be kind of iffy. Of course, it's a 10 o'clock start time. I'm like, 'Well, s---, it's a hard decision to make, putting it right on the time when we said we wouldn't go over.' But I felt pretty good." Said he threw, rode bike, ran sprints in batting cage during 76-minute delay.

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Julian Edelman Super Bowl LI catch vs. Jarrod Dyson catch (0:33)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Red Sox 9, Twins 2: Don't look now, but Drew Pomeranz has been Boston's second-best starting pitcher lately. Pomeranz waited out a 76-minute rain delay in second inning Tuesday night and stayed in the game to deliver five solid innings and save the bullpen. In his last seven starts, Pomeranz is 4-1 with a 2.70 ERA, 44 strikeouts and 9 walks in 40 innings. Christian Vázquez and Chris Young homered for Red Sox, who reclaimed sole possession of first place in AL East.

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Young clears bases with 3-run HR (0:15)
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Vasquez hits first homer of the season (0:19)
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Can Celtics pull off getting Hayward and George? (2:31)