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Mike Petraglia
April 20, 2009 - 11:55 am
Baltimore Orioles left fielder Luke Scott ripped the fans at Fenway Park following a 12-1 Red Sox win that completed a four-game sweep of Scott's Orioles. '€œGlad to get out of here with negative people," Scott said . "Just a lot of trash talking, a lot of vulgarity. It just takes away from the...
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Mike Petraglia
April 19, 2009 - 8:29 am
With a morning game on Monday and after catching Josh Beckett on Saturday night, Jason Varitek got a break from the starting lineup on Sunday. George Kottaras was penciled in the lineup to catch Jon Lester . Francona said that Varitek didn't need a lot of convincing to take a break. "When a guy's...
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Mike Petraglia
April 07, 2009 - 4:55 pm
Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon wasn't sharing any trade secrets when he made his post-game observations of Josh Beckett on Tuesday. '€œWhen you face a guy like Beckett throwing as he is right now, you really have to consider all of that," Maddon said. "Our guys were prepared. They were working good...
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Mike Petraglia
April 05, 2009 - 8:15 am
Following another winter of around-the-clock improvements, Fenway Park is ready for another opening day. The field looks immaculate while the thousands of new seats are ready for use. The Red Sox are back in town and will be working out at 2 p.m. today while Tampa Bay has the field at 4 p.m. Dustin...
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Mike Petraglia
March 17, 2009 - 7:22 am
First their TV ratings have a ZERO in front of them. Then their general manager, not the most reputable man in the game, resigns and could be facing hard time for what amounts to skimming signing bonus money from Latin American players. And now this. Forget who's not watching the Washington...
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February 03, 2009 - 12:06 pm
From WEEI.com intern Drew "Great" Scott: The Associated Press followed up on a story today that was originally reported by the SportsBuiness Journal. Bud Selig '€™s base bay for last season was $17.47 million. He also received $461,540 in contributions to employee benefits plans, and $422,590 in...
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October 01, 2008 - 7:40 am
The Angels finished with the best record in baseball, producing a 100-62 record that was the best in the history of the franchise of the Southern California entity. But how does such a regular season performance translate into the postseason? Should the Red Sox spare themselves from a hopeless...
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