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09/11/2009 - 4:10pm
Wakefield looking to start next weekend

 
Sox knuckleballer Tim Wakefield, who received a cortisone injection for pain in his lower back on Thursday said "we'll let the injection take its toll ... [September 18-20 series in Baltimore] is my projected start." The All-Star pitcher is 11-4 with a 4.22 ERA for Boston this season though has not made a start since September 5th and only four starts since the beginning of July.


09/11/2009 - 3:58pm
Patriots Injury Report for Friday

Patriots Practice Participation and Injury Report for Friday:

Did Not Practice
WR Matthew Slater (elbow)
DL Myron Pryor (calf)

Limited Participation
OL Dan Connolly (back)
WR Julian Edelman (ankle)
RB Sammy Morris (finger)
CB Shawn Springs (knee)
WR Wes Welker (knee)
CB Terrence Wheatley (knee)

Full Participation
QB Tom Brady (right shoulder)
DB Bret Lockett (chest)
TE Benjamin Watson (hamstring)


09/11/2009 - 12:16pm
'State of the Bruins' meeting set for Sept. 17

The Bruins will hold their annual “State of the Bruins” Town Hall meeting on Thursday, September 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the TD Garden.  Attending this year’s from the Bruins organization will be owner Jeremy Jacobs, principal Charlie Jacobs, GM Peter Chiarelli, VP Cam Neely, head coach Claude Julien, forward Milan Lucic and defenseman Derek Morris. The meeting gives season ticket holders and premium ticket holders a forum to speak directly with Bruins personnel and to ask questions and provide comments about the organization and team.  In addition, everyone present at the “State of the Bruins” will get an exclusive first look and the opportunity to pre-order the Winter Classic jersey, which will be unveiled at the event. Bruins alumni and NESN color commentator, Andy Brickley will serve as the evening’s moderator. The Bruins executives will discuss the current “State of the Bruins” before the question and...

09/11/2009 - 11:44am
Report: KG works out at Celtics training facility

After undergoing knee surgery in May, Kevin Garnett returned to the Boston Celtics training facility in Waltham on Monday,  Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports reported. While the organization hopes he will be cleared to participate in full-court scrimmages for the start of training camp, they are proceeding with caution. “We’re looking for him to be there at the end of the season, not just the start of the season,” Ainge told Yahoo!. “We’re getting him ready for training camp and looking forward to him being healthy in the playoffs. He looks good. Really good.” Spears also reported free agent guards Tyronn Lue, Dan Dickau, and Mike Taylor worked out with the Celtics on Thursday....

09/11/2009 - 9:19am
Wagner on arbitration: 'I'm probably going to turn it down'

Red Sox reliever Billy Wagner told WEEI.com that his inclination right now is to turn down any arbitration offered by the Sox after this season. "I know they’re going to offer me arbitration and of course I’m probably going to turn it down," Wagner said. "I have a million people telling me why would you turn down the option, or why would you do this or that. Well, I didn’t come in this game looking for money, I was just good enough to make some." Wagner projects to be a Type A free agent, which would mean the Red Sox could receive two draft picks if they offer the pitcher arbitration and he signs with another team. Wagner had said his priority heading into next season is to sign on with a team to be its closer. For more on Wagner's plans for next season see 'The Bradford Files'


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