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10/11/2012 - 2:32pm
Pin placed in Pedroia's finger for four weeks

Surgery to repair a torn ligament in Dustin Pedroia's right pinky was successful Wednesday, with Dr. Donald Sheridan placing a pin in the injured finger. The pin will remain in Pedroia's finger for four weeks, with the second baseman having to wear a cast through the weekend before switching to a brace.

Pedroia injured the finger while fielding a seven-inning ground ball of the bat of the Yankees Mark Teixeira during a Red Sox July 29 game at Yankee Stadium.

"It took kind of a bad hop. It happened so fast," said Pedroia, who explained his right hand was caught in his glove while fielding the grounder. "I threw it to first and my pinkie was just huge. At first they thought I broke it.

"I know it's a finger, but it's your pinkie so I just taped it. It's probably more useful in your everyday life than baseball. One time I sat in a chair wrong and it shot out, or high-fiving a guy, it would get caught on his jersey and it...

10/11/2012 - 2:29pm
Sox to talk to Wallach Friday, then Ausmus

The Red Sox will interview Dodgers third base coach Tim Wallach on Friday regarding their managerial vacancy, while Padres baseball operations special assistant Brad Ausmus is also slated to interview for the job, according to a team source. 

Wallach, 55, played 17 years in the big leagues, making five All-Star teams and winning three Gold Gloves at third base. He spent two years as the Dodgers hitting coach, two years as the manager of Triple-A Albuquerque and then spent the last two seasons as the Los Angeles third base coach. 

Ausmus, 43, wrapped up an 18-year playing career in 2010 that saw him make one All-Star team and win three Gold Gloves for his excellence behind the plate. The Dartmouth alum joined the Padres front office last November. Ausmus has no managerial or coaching experience, though he did serve a brief stint as the manager of Israel's entry into the World Baseball Classic last month. 

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10/11/2012 - 1:51pm
Marchand not considering Europe for now
By: DJ Bean

According to agent Wade Arnott, Bruins forward Brad Marchand will stay in the Boston area for the time being in hopes that a new collective bargaining agreement can be reched between the NHL and the NHLPA. 

Arnott told WEEI.com Thursday that though Marchand is staying in North America for now, he could consider playing in Europe in the future if it appears the league will lose the entire season as it did in 2004-05. 

Said Arnott: "If the season becomes in jeopardy then Brad may look more seriously at his European playing options."

Marchand, 24, was second on the Bruins with 28 goals last season, his second in the NHL. 

For more on the Bruins, visit weei.com/bruins


10/11/2012 - 12:40pm
WR Edelman returns to practice for Patriots

FOXBORO -- After spending an extended stretch on the shelf, wide receiver Julian Edelman returned to the practice field for the Patriots on Thursday. Edelman, who was injured in a September loss to Baltimore, was back on the field with a protective brace on his left hand. However, safety Steve Gregory, tight end Michael Hoomanawanui and linebacker Tracy White were all missing from the start of the session, which was held on the practice fields behind Gillette in sweats and shells.

For more Patriots news, check out weei.com/patriots.


10/11/2012 - 7:39am
Spikes defends controversial tweet

Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes was criticized by some after he tweeted the following on Wednesday:

"I’m homophobic just like I’m arachnophobic. I have nothing against homosexuals or spiders but I’d still scream if I found one in my bathtub!"

Spikes, who made news when he ripped replacement officials just minutes after the Patriots lost to the Ravens on Sept. 23, received negative feedback after the tweet Wednesday, which some viewed as promoting an anti-gay message. Spikes responded to the criticism hours later, again on Twitter.

"PEOPLE !!!! It’s a joke … seriously a JOKE !!! Chill out," Spikes wrote.

For more Patriots news, visit weei.com/patriots.

 


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