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12/16/2010 - 8:16pm
Six get minor-league deals from Sox

In addition to their decision to re-sign lefty Andrew Miller to a minor-league deal, the Red Sox announced the signings Thursday of five other free agents to 2011 minor league contracts, a group that includes former Sox reliever Lenny DiNardo — a deal that was reported by WEEI.com on Wednesday.

In addition to Miller and DiNardo, Boston inked southpaws Rich Hill and Randy Williams, as well as right-handed pitchers Clevelan Santeliz and Ryan Harvey. Hill, Miller, Williams and Santeliz have also been invited to Boston’s Major League Spring Training camp as non-roster players.  All of the free agents have been placed on the Triple-A Pawtucket roster.

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12/16/2010 - 6:09pm
Sox sign two relievers, trade Patterson

The Red Sox took two steps toward shoring up their bullpen Thursday, while also completing the trade for first baseman Adrian Gonzalez.

 

According to a major league source, the Sox have re-signed lefty Andrew Miller, whom they originally acquired from the Marlins in exchange for Dustin Richardson. Miller was non-tendered by the Red Sox in Nov., allowing the 25-year-old to become a free agent. Miller, who will be working under a minor-league deal with an invitation to big league camp, is expected to compete for a spot in the Red Sox' bullpen.

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12/16/2010 - 5:12pm
Rodgers sits out Thursday practice for GB

FOXBORO — The Packers had two key players — quarterback Aaron Rodgers and linebacker Frank Zombo — miss Thursday practice. Here's the complete injury report:

Out
DE Cullen Jenkins (calf)

Did Not Participate
QB Aaron Rodgers (concussion)
LB Frank Zombo (knee)

Limited Participation
G Darryn Colledge (knee)
LB Clay Mattews (shin)
DE Ryan Pickett (ankle)
S Anthony Smith (ankle)
CB Charles Woodson (toe/ankle)

Full Participation
S Atari Bigby (hamstring)
T Chad Clifton (knees)
FB Korey Hall (knee)
CB Pat Lee (ankle)
G Josh Sitton (knee)

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12/16/2010 - 5:02pm
Four DL miss practice for Patriots

FOXBORO — The Patriots had four defensive linemen — Ron Brace, Myron Pryor, Gerard Warren and Mike Wright — all did not practice for the Patriots Thursday afternoon. Here's the complete injury report from the Patriots:

Did Not Participate
DL Ron Brace (concussion)
NT Myron Pryor (back)
DL Gerard Warren (knee)
DL Mike Wright (concussion)

Limited Participation
QB Tom Brady (right shoulder/foot)
WR Deion Branch (knee)
CB Devin McCourty (rib)

Full Participation
CB Kyle Arrington (elbow)

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12/16/2010 - 4:50pm
Ainge: Rondo out 'couple of weeks'
By: DJ Bean

 Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge made his weekly appearance on The Big Show, noting that the C's will be without point guard Rajon Rondo for some time after he sprained his ankle during Wednesday's victory over the Knicks. 

 

"Rajon, I think, will be out for a couple of weeks, anyway," Ainge said.

 

"I think that Rajon is young, and he heals fast and he loves to play, to his credit. I couldn't believe he was back on the court last night. He wasn't moving very well, even when he got back out on the court. You could tell he was still in a lot of pain, and certainly after the game it started puffing up. This morning there was a lot of swelling, and he definitely needs some time off."

 

The injury means more minutes for Nate Robinson, who is averaging 7.7 points and 2.3 assists per game. 

 

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