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08/25/2010 - 2:44pm
Report: Manny placed on waivers
By: DJ Bean

According to Buster Olney of ESPN, the Dodgers have placed outfielder Manny Ramirez on waivers. Should he be claimed, that team would have 48 hours to work out a deal with the Dodgers.

 

Multiple outlets have reported that the White Sox intend to claim Ramirez, who is hitting .306/.396./.497 with eight homers and 39 runs batted in this year in 63 games. After spending his first eight seasons in Cleveland, Ramirez played parts of eight years in Boston before being traded to the Dodgers at the 2008 trade deadline.


08/25/2010 - 1:00pm
Tiger: 'My actions' led to divorce

Tiger Woods met the media Wednesday, just two days after his divorce to Elin Nordegren was finalized. The world's No. 1 ranked golfer was asked about Nordegren's comments in this week's People Magazine. In the People interview, Nordegren said that she "has been through hell" over the last 10 months and was "blindsided" when she learned about Woods' multiple martial infidelities.

 

"I wish her the best in everything," said Woods, who is readying to play in The Barclays this week, the first round of the PGA FedEx Cup playoffs. "You know, it's a sad time in our lives. And we're looking forward to -- in our lives and how we can help our kids the best way we possibly can. And that's the most important thing."

 

Woods was asked if he has any regret over what happened during the course of his marriage.

 

"My actions certainly led us to this decision...

08/25/2010 - 11:34am
Sox game expected to start on time

The Red Sox have announced that the first game of Wednesday's day-night double header is expected to start on time, at 1:35 p.m. As of one hour before the scheduled start of the game, the grounds crew was in the process of removing the tarp from the field.


08/25/2010 - 10:40am
Francona: 'I think' Pedroia will be back

Red Sox manager Terry Francona made his weekly appearance on the Dale & Holley Show Wednesday. He was first asked if he thought the Sox and Mariners would be able to play Wednesday's scheduled doubleheader with the prospect of continued inclement weather.

 

"We are getting a better forecast," said Francona. "I know it's ugly out there right now but it sounds like in the couple of hours that most of this stuff will be out of here and we're going to play. As the day progresses, I think we're going to be OK."

 

Francona was asked about Dustin Pedroia and the perception that he was perhaps brought back too quickly. The All-Star second baseman missed 45 games after breaking his left foot in June. He came back on August 17 and played just two games before returning to the DL with soreness in the same foot.

 

"I think it was pretty well documented," said Francona of the process...

08/25/2010 - 10:01am
Lineups: Beckett looks to rebound

Josh Beckett hopes to bounce back from his recent struggles on Wednesday as he takes the hill in the opener of a day-night doubleheader with the Seattle Mariners.

 

Beckett, who has allowed at least six earned runs in each of his last three starts, will be opposed by former Sox pitcher David Pauley. The two were scheduled to start on Tuesday night, but the game was postponed due to inclement weather.

 

There are continued weather concerns today, but Terry Francona told Dale & Holley Wednesday that "We are getting a better forecast. I know it's ugly out there right now but it sounds like in the couple of hours that most of this stuff will be out of here and we're going to play. As the day progresses, I think we're going to be OK."

 

Sox lineup:

Scutaro, 6

Drew, 9

Martinez, 2

Ortiz, DH

Beltre, 5

Lowell, 3

Nava, 7

Hall, 4

Kalish, 8...

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