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09/14/2010 - 8:30pm
Red Sox release 2011 schedule

The Red Sox released their 2011 schedule before the team took the field against the Mariners on Tuesday night. The Sox are scheduled to open up the 2011 season on the road with a three-game set against the Rangers on Friday, April 1. The team will then travel to Cleveland to take on the Indians before returning to Boston for the home opener against the Yankees on Friday, April 8. The Red Sox will have 18 games, all three-game series, against National League opponents, hosting the Cubs, Brewers and Padres and traveling to Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Houston. For more on the 2011 schedule, visit the Full Count blog.


09/14/2010 - 6:16pm
Lineups: Buchholz goes for win No. 16

The Red Sox will feature their prospect-heavy lineup behind starter Clay Buchholz as he pursues his 16th win of the season against the Mariners and former Sox pitcher David Pauley. Buchholz, who allowed five runs and recorded just three outs in his last start, looks to rebound against the worst offensive team in the majors.

 

RED SOX LINEUP

 

Scutaro, 4

Kalish, 8

Martinez, 2

Ortiz, DH

Beltre, 5

Nava, 7

Reddick, 9

Anderson, 3

Navarro, 6

 

SP -- Buchholz


09/14/2010 - 6:12pm
Lineup: Varitek gets the starting nod

Jason Varitek will make his first start since June 30, catching Red Sox starter Daisuke Matsuzaka and batting seventh in the Red Sox' tilt with the Mariners, Tuesday night in Seattle. The Red Sox will start Marco Scutaro at second base, while J.D. Drew gets another night off. The hosts send out left-handed pitcher Luke French (4-5, 3.90 ERA) to start. The Sox' lineup is as follows:

 

1. Scutaro 2B

2. McDonald RF

3. Martinez 1B

4. Beltre 3B

5. Ortiz DH

6. Lowrie SS

7. Varitek C

8. Hall LF

9. Kalish CF

 

For more Red Sox coverage see the team page at weei.com/redsox.


09/14/2010 - 5:15pm
Bush to return Heisman Trophy

Reggie Bush has decided to hand over the Heisman Trophy he won following his 2005 season with the USC football team. Bush has been criticized ever since NCAA issued heavy sanctions to the Trojans due to improper benefits given out to the running back and basketball player O.J. Mayo. 

 

Bush, who currently plays for the New Orleans Saints, released the following statement: "One of the greatest honors of my life was winning the Heisman Trophy in 2005. For me, it was a dream come true. But I know that the Heisman is not mine alone. Far from it. I know that my victory was made possible by the discipline and hard work of my teammates, the steady guidance of my coaches, the inspiration of the fans, and the unconditional love of my family and friends. And I know that any young man fortunate enough to win the Heisman enters into a family of sorts. Each individual carries the legacy of the award and each one is entrusted with its...

09/14/2010 - 4:11pm
Maroney traded to Denver for draft pick

The Patriots have traded running back Laurence Maroney to Denver, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Maroney, who was a first-round pick of the Patriots in 2006, rushed for 2,430 yards in four seasons with New England, including a career-high 835 in 2007. According to Schefter, the Patriots will receive Denver's fourth-round pick in 2011 and Denver gets New England's 6th-round pick in 2011. For more Patriots news, check weei.com.


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