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08/02/2014 - 1:54am
Ross likely headed to disabled list

According to team sources, it is believed David Ross has ruptured the plantar fascia in his right foot. The injury, which occurred while the catcher was running to first base on a sixth-inning ground out, will most likely land the catcher on the 15-day disabled list.

The rupture is actually a positive development for Ross, who has been dealing with plantar fasciitis for some time. (He believed the injury cropped up after over-compensating for an ankle injury suffered in mid-May.) The only way for the injury to heal is for the tendon to rupture, a reality Ross was introduced when experiencing the injury in 2007.

The healing process for such an injury varies, but typically takes several weeks to recover from.

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08/02/2014 - 1:05am
Harrison: Revis is 'best cornerback on planet'

FOXBORO — Rodney Harrison has never been one to hold back. Friday night certainly was no different as he told some out-of-school stories minutes after Ty Law was formally inducted into the Patriots Hall of Fame in at Patriot Place.

Then, just like his playing days, the Sunday Night Football analyst began to drop the hammer.

Harrison said he loves the fact that the cornerbacks are playing an aggressive brand of physical football, especially at the line of scrimmage.

“That’s perfect,” She began. “You’re supposed to hate those receivers. Every time, you’re supposed choke them to death, get them at the line of scrimmages. It think that’s what I think...

08/01/2014 - 11:44pm
Revis: Camp 'not a competition' with Brady

FOXBORO — Darrelle Revis didn’t get a chance to continue his mastery of Tom Brady Friday night at the in-stadium training camp practice for fans. It was a night for Ryan Mallett and Jimmy Garoppolo to get most of the reps while the starters focused primarily on individual drills and up-tempo walk-throughs.

Still, Revis smiled and laughed when asked about the significance so far of his outstanding play in camp against Brady, including a pick-six on Thursday.

“I’€™ll tell you what, it’€™s not because I’m his teammate ‘€“ I played against him a number of years when I was in New York ‘€“ he’€™s one of the best to ever play,” Revis said. “You can see it even...

08/01/2014 - 10:14pm
New-look Red Sox topple Yankees

Not a bad start for the new-look Red Sox.

Just one day after dealing five players on the major league roster in four deadline moves, the Sox began their new direction with a 4-3 win over the Yankees Friday night to snap a three-game losing streak in the opener of their three-game series at Fenway Park .

The Red Sox welcomed a pair of new faces in Allen Craig, who was acquired from St. Louis in a trade for John Lackey, and starting pitcher ...

08/01/2014 - 9:42pm
Lester, Gomes introduced in Oakland

Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes were welcomed to Oakland, Friday afternoon. Once at the podium, there were few surprises.

Here is what Lester and Gomes had to say to the assembled media at the O.Co Coliseum:

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Initial reaction trade?

I think excitement. Obviously leaving Boston after being there for so long is difficult, but I’€™m excited to be here, going from a team that hasn’€™t done so well this year to the team with the best record in baseball is exciting. Fortunately I have a few faces here that I recognize and know well, so it should make the transition pretty smooth.

Being part of Oakland rotation

It looks great. I’€™ve got to see a few of these guys from the other side pitch against us in the past, and they’€™ve done really well, and obviously their...

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