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09/15/2010 - 1:28pm
Sox add four international amateurs

The Red Sox have signed two Latin American amateurs and agreed to terms with two others. The team has added Colombian right-hander Edwin Osorio and Anthony Amaya, an outfielder from Panama. Right-handed pitcher Joseph Carpabire and shortstop Denier Lopez, both from Venezuela, have also agreed to terms. Their contracts are not yet official as routine background investigations are performed on both.

 

For a scouting report on the players and a look at the Red Sox' international signings this year, click here. For complete Red Sox coverage, visit WEEI.com/redsox.


09/15/2010 - 12:49pm
Francona on D&H: Kalish is 'a keeper'

Red Sox manager Terry Francona made his weekly appearance on the Dale & Holley show Wednesday afternoon and talked about the team's philosophy heading into the final days of the regular season with a playoff berth highly unlikely.

 

"It changes, but the philosophy of our games certainly don't change," Francona said. "Regardless of who plays, you try to play the game right and you try to win. Obviously, we're incorporating some younger kids in the lineup, and we're trying to get them to understand what a huge honor it is to play in these games. If you're a Lars Anderson and you're playing a couple of games instead of a Mikey Lowell, he needs to understand that, 'Look, man, this guy has had a long career and you're taking some of his at-bats, so get after it.' And I think they're doing that."

 

Francona praised the work of Ryan Kalish, suggesting that he viewed the 22-year-old as "a true center...

09/15/2010 - 12:45pm
Edelman back in pads for Patriots

FOXBORO -- In a sign that he may be nearing a return to game action, Julian Edelman was in full pads for Patriots practice on Wednesday on the upper practice fields outside Gillette Stadium. 

 

Edelman has been nursing an injured foot. The only absences were OL Nick Kaczur and CB Terrence Wheatley. 

 

The Patriots practiced with music blaring over loud speakers in what could be preparation for Sunday's crowd noise at a hostile New Meadowlands Stadium. 

 

For more visit the Patriots team page at WEEI.com/Patriots.


09/15/2010 - 11:36am
Brady blasts Patriots fans for early exit

FOXBORO -- Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Wednesday took to task the fans who left Gillette Stadium early when the Patriots raced out to a 38-17 lead in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 38-24 win over the Bengals. The subject came up when Brady was asked about traveling to the hostile Meadowlands for Sunday's road opener against the Jets at the New Meadowlands Stadium. 

 

"The road environment is very different than our friendly home crowd, who when I looked up, half the stadium was gone when we were up 21 points early fourth quarter, which I wasn't so happy about," Brady said. "I don't think the Jets fans leave early. They're going to be loud the whole game. Communication is always an issue.

 

"We work on it a lot in practice, I think we worked on it in training camp quite a bit. Last year we didn't do a very good job of it and that was painfully obvious to all of us. We have to do a better job of...

09/15/2010 - 11:29am
B's Thomas sees retirement at contract's end
By: DJ Bean

WILMINGTON -- Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas indicated Wednesday at captain's practice that he sees himself retiring after his current deal expires. Thomas, 36, is entering the second season of a four-year, $20 million contract signed following the 2008-09 season.

 

"If I had to speculate right now I'd say odds are, probably yeah," Thomas told WEEI.com's Rob Bradford, while also adding that how he recovers from offseason hip surgery will go a long way in determining whether he attempts to play into his 40's.

 

"It all depends. I just had a major hip surgery. If I'm fortunate the next three years and I don't have any other injuries, it makes it easier to play another year or two," Thomas said. "If I happen to have injuries … it's never easy if you want to be able to walk by the time you're done."

 

Thomas is shooting to be 100 percent by the time the team opens the season...

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