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12/01/2009 - 11:44am
Report: Pedroia open to shortstop

Speaking in a report on ESPN, Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia said the Red Sox have approached him about the possibility of playing shortstop and that he is open to the idea. "They've put it out there and I've told them I'm all for it," he said. "I'm all for it. I can do it. I can't wait for Tito [Terry Francona] to call me and ask, 'Can you do it?' I can do it. I really want to do it." Pedroia played regularly at shortstop both in college and the minor leagues before being moved to second base upon reaching the major leagues. He won a Gold Glove at second in 2008. "When the idea of moving back to shortstop was floated to me, I welcomed it," Pedroia said. "I'm excited. Tell Derek [Jeter] to enjoy the Gold Glove and Silver Slugger awards while he can. Obviously, I'm not serious about the fun I have with Derek, but I'm never...

12/01/2009 - 11:35am
Bergeron back at B's practice

Patrice Bergeron was back on the ice and all the Bruins were present and accounted for as the team started practice in Wilmington Tuesday morning. Bergeron and Matt Hunwick were both given a maintenance day off Monday. The B's will host the Tampa Bay Lightning Wednesday. For more Bruins udpates, check the Big Bad Blog.


12/01/2009 - 11:22am
Power Rankings: Pats slip two spots

Despite dropping a 38-17 decision to the Saints, Monday night, the Patriots dropped just two spots in the WEEI.com Power Rankings, going from fourth to sixth. New Orleans maintained the top spot, while both the Bengals and Chargers leap-frogged New England to garner the No. 4 and 5 spots, respectively. To see the complete rankings click here.


12/01/2009 - 11:19am
Rosenhaus 'shocked' at performance

Agent Drew Rosenhaus told WEEI.com following the Saints' 38-17 win over the Patriots, Monday night, that the performance of his client, Mike McKenzie, was "One of the greatest accomplishments I've bee associated with", and "shocked" the longtime deal-maker. McKenzie made two of the game's biggest plays -- a first-quarter interception and four-down deflection in the third quarter -- despite not having played in an NFL game for more than a year and being signed by New Orleans just a week before. "You rarely see stuff as an agent that shocks you," Rosenhaus said. "This whole event did." For more on Rosenhaus and McKenzie click here.


12/01/2009 - 11:07am
Report: Halladay sets deadline

 According to ESPN.com, Toronto pitcher Roy Halladay has told the Blue Jays that he will not approve any trade made after spring training begins. Halladay has the right to veto any deal, but has made it known that the Red Sox are one of the teams he would approve a trade to. According to the report, the Yankees, Phillies and Angels would also be acceptable destinations for the ace.


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