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07/31/2009 - 6:24pm
Pats: Vick not in Foxborough

Patriots spokesman Stacey James spoke to reporters Friday afternoon and said Michael Vick was not in Foxborough today, refuting several reports to the contrary. For more Patriots' news, check out our football blog, "It Is What It Is."


07/31/2009 - 4:52pm
Official Press Release: Red Sox Acquire C/1B Victor Martinez

BOSTON, MA—The Boston Red Sox today acquired catcher/first baseman Victor Martinez in a trade from the Cleveland Indians for right-handed pitchers Justin Masterson and Bryan Price and left-handed pitcher Nick Hagadone.
 
The announcement was made by Executive Vice President/General Manager Theo Epstein.
 
Martinez, 30, will wear No. 41. He is batting .284 with 15 home runs in 99 games with Cleveland in 2009 and is tied for ninth in the American League with 67 RBI. He has reached base safely in 81 of 99 games this season and ranks 16th in the league with 51 walks. He is fourth among A.L. switch hitters with a .368 on-base percentage and combined to bat .350 in the months of April and May, fourth in the league during that time.

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07/31/2009 - 4:34pm
Red Sox Pre-Game Notes For Friday

Here are some pre-game notes from the Red Sox Clubhouse prior to Friday night's game against the Baltimore Orioles:

- Outfielder Josh Reddick and pitcher Marcus McBeth added to roster for Friday night
- Daisuke Matsuzaka was added to 60-day DL
- Travis Denker was designated for assignment

 

Justin Masterson had the following to say:
- "My name was at the top (of a trade) for Victor Martinez. That's pretty cool."
- "It's the business side of the game"
- "It's a bit of a surprise"
- "It's bittersweet"
- "A few tears were shed"

 

Terry Francona had the following pre-game observations:
- On Victor Martinez: "midorder bat that can catch, play first and switch hit." Terry also said "you don't get a player like Victor Martinez without giving something up"
- On Adam...

07/31/2009 - 4:20pm
Red Sox Starting Lineup For Friday Night

The Red Sox were extremely busy before Friday's trade deadline. They do have a game to play on Friday night. With that said, John Smoltz will start for the Red Sox against the Orioles. Here is the starting lineup:

Red Sox
Ellsbury - CF
Pedroia - 2B
Youkilis - 1B
Ortiz - DH
Bay - LF
Lowell - 3B
Varitek - C
Baldelli - RF
Green - SS


07/31/2009 - 3:33pm
Red Sox trade Adam LaRoche to Braves for Casey Kotchman

WEEI.com reports that the Red Sox have traded 1B Adam LaRoche to the Atlanta Braves for Casey Kotchman. For more, visit Full Count.


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