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10/19/2011 - 11:36pm
Report: Padres might consider Lackey deal

According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Padres have had internal conversations about the merits of acquiring starter John Lackey should the Red Sox prove willing to eat almost all of the right-hander's remaining salary.

Lackey is still owed $45.75 million over the next three seasons under the terms of the five-year, $82.5 million deal he signed after the 2009 season. The 32-year-old (who turns 33 next week) is 26-23 with a 5.26 ERA in two seasons with the Sox, including a 12-12 record and 6.41 ERA in 2011, the worst ERA ever by a Sox starter in a season in which he threw at least 120 innings.

Padres manager Bud Black was Lackey's first big league pitching coach with the Angels, and that familiarity -- along with the spacious dimensions of PETCO Park and a change of scenery -- could be of benefit to the right-hander, who...

10/19/2011 - 11:20pm
Report: Significant progress in Theo talks

According to CSN Chicago, sources indicate that the Red Sox and Cubs have made 'significant progress' in their talks regarding compensation for general manager Theo Epstein.

The report states that enough momentum has been made that there is a chance an announcement regarding Epstein's move to Chicago could be made during an off day (potentially Friday) during the World Series if approved by baseball commissioner Bud Selig. If Selig does not give his approval, an announcement regarding Epstein would have to wait until after the World Series.

According to the report, the Cubs are eyeing Epstein to be the head of their baseball operations, with a chance of the current Red Sox GM to bring in somebody else to act as Chicago's general manager. CSN Chicago also reports that while Epstein was the first choice of...

10/19/2011 - 11:17pm
Cards beat Rangers in pinch to win Game 1

Pinch-hitter Allen Craig delivered a two-out, run-scoring pinch-hit single in the bottom of the sixth inning to give the Cardinals a 3-2 lead that stood up as the final score, as St. Louis claimed a home victory to win Game 1 of the World Series.

With two outs and David Freese on third base, the Rangers elected to walk No. 8 hitter Nick Punto intentionally in order to force the Cardinals to pinch-hit for starter Chris Carpenter. But the strategy backfired when Craig lined a single to right that ticked off the end of the glove of sliding right-fielder Nelson Cruz for the go-ahead run, breaking a 2-2 tie. With Carpenter out of the game, the Cardinals bullpen continued its tremendous postseason, logging three shutout innings to close out the Rangers.

Craig's knock came against reliever Alexi Ogando, but all three St. Louis runs were charged to C.J. Wilson, who suffered the loss. Carpenter allowed only a two-run homer by Mike Napoli -- an opposite...

10/19/2011 - 7:20pm
NBA labor talks continue into Thursday

After meeting for another eight and a half hours with federal mediator George Cohen, the NBA and the union that represents the players will continue their discussions on Thursday at 2 p.m. The two sides have now met for more than 24 hours since talks resumed on Monday. Cohen has issued a gag order during mediation but he did say, "the discussions have been direct and constructive," in brief comments to reporters in New York.

While it's unclear how much actual progress has been made, commissioner David Stern had hinted at canceling more games and he has yet to follow up on his threat. It will also be the first time since the owners locked out the players on July 1 that they have met for three consecutive days.

The NBA is also conducting its Board of Governors meetings in New York with representatives from all 30 teams. The main topic on the agenda is revenue sharing, which has been separate from the collective bargaining agreement...

10/19/2011 - 4:36pm
Cubs prospect McNutt roughed up in AFL

Cubs minor leaguer Trey McNutt, a right-handed pitcher who is rumored to be a Red Sox target in a potential deal involving GM Theo Epstein, was roughed up for four runs (two earned) on five hits and one walk in 1 2/3 innings while pitching for the Mesa Solar Sox against the Scottsdale Scorpions in the Arizona Fall League on Wednesday.

The hard-throwing 22-year-old threw 53 pitches, 30 for strikes. The Scorpions team he faced included a couple of Red Sox prospects, including outfieders Alex Hassan (who went 1-for-2 against McNutt with an RBI single) and Ryan Dent (1-for-1 with a single).

After the outing, McNutt took stock of the rumors that he could be traded to Boston as part of a package for a head of baseball operations.

"I just thought it was a joke and then [teammates] showed me and I was like, ‘It’s for real,’" McNutt said. "I just didn’t think they would trade me because we need the starting...

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