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08/01/2010 - 9:58pm
Source: Guyton injury not serious

FOXBORO — According to a league source, the knee injury suffered by Patriots inside linebacker Gary Guyton suffered at training camp Sunday afternoon is not serious. “A tweaked knee with perhaps a couple of days rest,” is how the source described Guyton's situation after the Georgia Tech product went down during a practice session Sunday afternoon.

Guyton appeared to slip on the grass during an 11-on-11 drill, and stayed on the ground for a few moments before walking to the sidelines where he consulted with trainers and coaches. Guyton then walked around the second practice field for a bit but did not participate in any drills. He eventually left the practice field under his own power and without a limp.

The 24-year-old Guyton has spent the last two seasons for the Patriots. Last year, he started all 16 games at inside linebacker and finished the season with 91 tackles and 1½ sacks. Despite the fact he is one of...

08/01/2010 - 9:57pm
Report: Yankees pursued Lowell at deadline

Ken Rosenthal of Foxsports.com has reported that a three-team trade sending Mike Lowell to the Yankees through the Rangers "was discussed" on Friday, just a day before the July 31 deadline.

 

A source told Rosenthal that the Rangers would have acquired the third baseman from the Red Sox and then sent him to the Yankees with the Red Sox's knowledge. 

 

The 36-year-old Lowell, who has been on the DL since June 24 with a right hip strain, just completed a four-game rehab stint with Triple-A Pawtucket, where he hit .500 (11-for-22) with four home runs. 

 

Terry Francona said Sunday that the Red Sox were going to activate Lowell before the series finale vs. the Tigers but had a change of mind as they continue to figure out the plan for Lowell's future with the club.

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08/01/2010 - 8:48pm
Report: Ogunleye works out for Pats

The Patriots worked out defensive end Adewale Ogunleye this afternoon, according to multiple media outlets. Ogunleye, 32, is a nine-year veteran who has played for Chicago and Miami and has 67 career quarterback sacks, including 15 with the Dolphins back in 2003. A 6-foot-4, 260-pounder undrafted free agent out of Indiana, Ogunleye could be a candidate to replace linebacker/defensive end Derrick Burgess if Burgess does decide to retire, as has been reported. For more on the Patriots, check out weei.com/Patriots.


08/01/2010 - 4:39pm
Red Sox take rubber game from Tigers

Pinch-runner Darnell McDonald scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth on a throwing error as the Red Sox overcame Jonathan Papelbon blowing a 3-0 lead in the ninth to beat the Detroit Tigers, 4-3, on Sunday afternoon at Fenway Park. The Red Sox took 2-of-3 from the Tigers and have won five-of-six. 

 

Adrian Beltre had two hits and drove in one while Clay Buchholz threw eight shutout innings as the Red Sox built a 3-0 lead. Buchholz outdueled Detroit ace Justin Verlander on the sunny afternoon, allowing just three hits before giving way to Papelbon with runners on first and second and none out in the ninth. Cabrera roped Papelbon's first pitch high off the center field wall for a two-run double before Jhonny Peralta tied it one out later with a seeing-eye single up the middle to score pinch-runner Don Kelly. 

 

But the Red Sox responded in the ninth with an infield single by Jed Lowrie, a walk to Eric...

08/01/2010 - 12:29pm
Lineups: D-Mac scratched, Kalish starts again

Darnell McDonald was scratched from Sunday's lineup with back stiffness but Red Sox manager Terry Francona said the team hopes to have him available later in the day as a pinch-hitter or defensive replacement. In his place, Eric Patterson will get the start in center for the Red Sox while Ryan Kalish, fresh from his 2-for-4 performance in his major league debut on Saturday, gets the start again in left field. 

 

Here are the Sunday lineups:

 

Red Sox: Scutaro SS, Drew RF, Youkilis 1B, Ortiz DH, Martinez C, Beltre 3B,, Kalish LF, Lowrie 2B, E. Patterson CF and Buchholz P.

 

Tigers: Jackson CF, Rhymes 2B, Raburn LF, Cabrera 1B, Boesch RF, Peralta 3B, Frazier DH, Avila C, Santiago SS and Verlander P

 

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