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08/29/2010 - 7:35pm
Japan defeats Hawaii for LLWS title

Konan Tomori had a homer and three RBIs and Ryusuke Ikeda struck out out five and allowed just four singles over three innings to lift Japan to a 4-1 win over Waipahu, Hawaii in Sunday's finale of the Little League World Series. Hawaii, which had scored 29 runs over its previous three games, managed just four hits in the loss, which ended the run of five straight World Series titles for the United States.


08/29/2010 - 7:28pm
Tiger qualifies for Deutsche Bank

With Sunday's final-round 67 at The Barclays, Tiger Woods has qualified for this week's Deutsche Bank Championship, which starts Friday at TPC Boston. Woods needed to finish with a high enough round to jump from 112th in the world into the top 100 to qualify for the tournament, and his final round score should be enough to make it possible. (He finished The Barclays with a 7-under 277.) Woods has won the Deutsche Bank Championship once and finished second twice.
 


08/29/2010 - 5:53pm
Patriots re-sign Johnson, cut Simmons

The Patriots have just announced they have re-signed defensive back Terrence Johnson and released offensive lineman Brian Simmons. Johnson, 5-foot-9, 190 pounds, was originally signed by the Patriots as a rookie free agent out of California University of Pennsylvania on April 20. He was released by the Patriots on Aug. 23. Simmons, 6-foot-4, 318 pounds, is a rookie free agent out of Oklahoma who was signed by the Patriots on Aug. 15. He first entered the starting lineup for Oklahoma at left guard as a senior in 2009. For more on the Patriots, check out weei.com.


08/29/2010 - 4:53pm
Lineups: McDonald, Navarro in vs. Shields

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- A couple of 12-game winners will take the hill Sunday night in John Lackey (12-7, 4.51 ERA) and James Shields (4.76). The Red Sox will be looking to bounce back from Saturday's 3-2 loss in 10 innings and will field a similar lineup, with Darnell McDonald playing center field and batting eighth and second baseman Yamaico Navarro hitting ninth.

 

RED SOX 

 

 

1. Marco Scutaro, SS

2. J.D. Drew, RF

3. Victor Martinez, C

4. David Ortiz, DH

5. Adrian Beltre, 3B

6. Mike Lowell, 1B

7. Daniel Nava, LF

8. Darnell McDonald, CF

9. Yamaico Navarro, 2B

SP -- John Lackey

 

For more on the Red Sox, visit their team page.

 


08/29/2010 - 4:38pm
Source: Red Sox claim Napoli off waivers

According to a league source, the Red Sox have claimed catcher/first baseman Mike Napoli off waivers. The 28-year-old Napoli is in his fifth season with the Angels, and is hitting .249 with 21 homers and 60 RBIs in 113 games this season. ESPN.com first reported the move.

 

The Red Sox and Angels have until Monday afternoon to complete a trade for Napoli.



For more Red Sox news, check out weei.com.
 


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