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02/01/2010 - 8:02pm
Red Sox, Joe Nelson agree to terms

A baseball source has confirmed that the Red Sox have agreed to terms with right-handed reliever Joe Nelson on a minor league deal. The news was first reported by Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com (via Twitter).

 

Nelson, 35, was 3-0 with a 4.02 ERA for the Tampa Bay Rays last year, striking out 36 in 40-1/3 innings. He suffered command difficulties, however, as he walked 27 batters. That came on the heels of a career-best 2008 season, when he had a 2.00 ERA and struck out 60 in 54 innings for the Florida Marlins.

 

Nelson was previously in the Red Sox system in both 2002 and 2004. Though most of his first stint in the organization was lost to injury, when healthy in 2004 he recorded a 2.96 ERA and 80 strikeouts in 51-2/3 combined innings in Double A and Triple A, and he appeared in three games (allowing five runs in 2-2/3 innings) in the majors...

02/01/2010 - 7:43pm
BC advances with easy Beanpot win

BOSTON -- Boston College advanced to its 30th Beanpot championship game with a 6-0 win over Harvard on Monday night at TD Garden. The Eagles had six different goal-scorers and netted three power-play goals in 11 chances in what turned into a chippy game. The Eagles will play the winner of Boston University-Northeastern next Monday in the 58th championship game. John Muse turned away all 33 shots on goal for his first shutout of the season. For more, visit The BC Blog.  


02/01/2010 - 4:45pm
Reports: No deal yet for Mauer, Twins

Contrary to a report from WCCO-TV in Minnesota, multiple outlets are now suggesting that the Twins have not agreed to a 10-year deal with reigning American League MVP Joe Mauer. ESPN's Buster Olney said (via Twitter) that the Twins are optimistic a deal will get done, but that none has yet been consummated. Earlier on Monday, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reported that all signs point toward a deal to keep Mauer in his home state of Minnesota for the long haul, though there had been no confirmation of any deal actually being in place.

 

Mauer, the first catcher in major league history to win three batting titles, is coming off a year when he led the American...

02/01/2010 - 4:34pm
Report: Moss separated shoulder

Patriots wide receiver Randy Moss was diagnosed with a separated shoulder in the days following the regular season, which kept him from participating in the Pro Bowl, according to ESPN.

The report, which quotes a league source, says the severity of the injury is not known. Moss was listed on the Patriots injury report in the days after New England's 20-17 overtime loss to the Broncos in Denver on Oct. 11, and he was on the injury report for the next three weeks with what was listed as a shoulder injury.

Moss started all 16 games this season and finished with 83 receptions (second on the team) for 1,264 yards and a team-high 13 touchdowns.

For more Patriots news, check out our football blog, It Is What It Is...

02/01/2010 - 3:35pm
Announcer Jon Miller honored by Hall

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum announced Monday that Jon Miller, who has spent parts of five decades as the voice of five Major League Baseball teams and has been the voice of ESPN’s national Sunday Night Baseball telecasts for 20 years, has been selected as the 2010 recipient of the Ford C. Frick Award, presented annually for major contributions to baseball broadcasting. Miller will be honored during Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies in July in Cooperstown, N.Y.

Miller, who called Red Sox games on radio for three seasons (1980-82), also has served as the play-by-play voice of the San Francisco Giants since 1997 and previously called games for the Orioles (1983-96), Rangers (1978-79) and A’s (1974) in addition to his work with ESPN.

For more on Miller's honor, check out the story here.


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