Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli announced that the club’s medical staff has confirmed a diagnosis of H1N1 for forward David Krejci. Based on Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommendations, Krejci will be isolated from the rest of the team until he is symptom- and fever-free for 24 hours.
“Like most people, we are taking many precautions to try to prevent our players and staff from contracting the H1N1 virus,” Chiarelli said. “Our medical staff is working with David to get him healthy as soon as possible, and our players and staff will continue to take precautions with hopes of preventing the spread of the virus to others in the organization.”
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Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling appeared on the Dennis & Callahan show Thursday morning and commiserated with the hosts about the Yankees' World Series championship. He spoke with just a hint of sarcasm when asked about Alex Rodriguez winning his first title.
"Oh, jeez, let's all cheer up because A-Rod's come full circle now," Schilling said. "He's got his ring, he's complete, blah, blah, blah, whatever. Listen, they're used to it, and they have to accept the fact that no one outside New York is remotely happy today. OK, the Yankees won. Move on. When does spring training start? When do we sign free agents?"
Schilling was asked about Pedro Martinez opening up to the media this week and his relationship with Martinez when they played on the Red Sox.
"As a player, you see that funny-ha-ha stuff and the from-the-heart stuff in a different light [because] you're living...
Former Red Sox G.M. Dan Duquette — the man who brought Pedro Martinez to Boston following the 1997 season — will drop by the Virtual Press Box on Thursday, Nov. 5, at noon to take questions in the fourth installment of WEEI.com’s Thursday baseball chat series. For details, visit the Full Count Blog.
Hideki Matsui drove in six runs, going 3-for-4 with a single, double and two-run homer to lead the Yankees to a 7-3 victory over the Phillies, clinching New York's 27th World Series title. Earning the win for the Yanks was starter Andy Pettitte, who allowed three runs on four hits over 5 2/3 innings. Philadelphia starting pitcher Pedro Martinez took the loss, allowing four runs over four innings. Yankees' closer Mariano Rivera came on to earn the save, retiring Phillies' outfielder Shane Victorino on a ground out to second baseman Robinson Cano for the season's final out. Matsui claimed the World Series MVP.
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