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07/25/2010 - 10:20pm
Report: New deal for Brady 'within reach'

The Patriots and Tom Brady have had "ongoing dialogue" regarding a new deal for the quarterback, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. In a story published on Sunday night, Schefter reports that a contract extension for Brady — who is entering the final year of his current deal — is now "within reach," and seems to suggest that it's not a matter of if a deal will get done to keep the quarterback in New England, but when. In addition, Schefter writes that the only reason a contract wouldn't get done would be "primarily because of how complex the contract is and how difficult it is to complete it without knowing the specifics of the NFL's next collective bargaining agreement." For more on this story and more on the Patriots, check out our team page at

07/25/2010 - 9:53pm
Report: Brady joins rookies in Foxboro

Quarterback Tom Brady reported to Patriots camp on Sunday with the rookies, according to a tweet from Adam Caplan of Caplan wrote, "Tom Brady reported to the team today, a source said. Apparently, the QBs reported with the rookies." There was some speculation that Brady would hold out to show his displeasure about his contract situation — he's entering the final year of a deal he signed in 2005. For more Patriots news, check out

07/25/2010 - 6:29pm
Okajima's struggles lead to Sox loss

Hideki Okajima allowed five straight singles (including two mishandled bunts) after coming on for Daniel Bard in the eighth inning, letting the Mariners come away with a come-from-behind, 4-2 victory over the Red Sox in the teams' series finale Sunday in Seattle. With the loss the Red Sox fall five games in back of the Rays for the top spot in the Wild Card chase, with the Yankees now leading the Sox by eight games in the division. (For a complete recap click here.)


Red Sox starter Daisuke Matsuzaka pitched six innings, giving up one run on four hits, striking out four and walking five. It was the second time this season Matsuzaka -- who threw 110 pitches -- issued as many as five free passes this season, and the 14th time in his career he has succumbed to such wildness.


The Sox' offense came in the fourth inning when Kevin Youkilis doubled in J.D. Drew and...

07/25/2010 - 4:38pm
Martinez eyeing Monday return

Victor Martinez appears ready to be activated from the 15-day disabled list for Monday's Red Sox game against the Angels in Anaheim, Sox manager Terry Francona told reporters prior to his team's game against the Mariners in Seattle Sunday afternoon.


"I actually think he's probably going to be ready," Francona said. "If he comes in and says, 'I'm hurting,' we're not going to do it. All things point to him being ready to go."


Martinez has been on the DL since June 29, having fractured his left thumb June 28. The Sox' catcher caught has recently caught the side sessions of both Tim Wakefield and Clay Buchholz, and planned on spending Sunday's game in the bullpen warming up Red Sox relievers. Before his injury, Martinez was hitting .289 with nine homers, managing a .431 average against left-handers. Sox catchers were hitting a combined .147 without an RBI or extra-base hit in July.



07/25/2010 - 12:17pm
Lineup: Drew in No. 2 spot, Hall at second

The Red Sox will be looking to bounce back from their Saturday night loss in Seattle, sending a lineup against rookie right-hander Doug Fister that includes J.D. Drew hitting second. It will be the sixth time this season Drew has hit out of the No. 2 spot, having compiled a .200 batting average with a home run when previously manning the two-hole this year. For his career, Drew is hitting .265 with an on-base percentage of .371 when hitting second.


Here is the lineup the Sox will send out in the series finale: Scutaro SS, Drew RF, Ortiz DH, Youkilis 1B, Beltre 3B, Hermida LF, Cameron CF, Hall 2B, Brown C, Matsuzaka P. For all the matchups see the Full Count Blog by clicking here. And for all Red Sox news go to the team page at



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