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10/27/2009 - 12:33am
Source: C's, Rondo not close to deal

A source close to the situation has told Jeff Goodman of WEEI.com and FoxSports.com that the Celtics offered point guard Rajon Rondo a contract extension worth five years and $45 million, with Rondo's representatives asking for between $55 million and $60 million over the same number of years. The Celtics presented their offer to Rondo's reps in a meeting, Monday night. Rondo is eligible to become a restricted free agent at the end of the 2009-10 season. For more, visit the Green Street Blog.

 


10/26/2009 - 6:20pm
Report: Davis suffers broken hand

According to Comcast Sportsnet New England, Celtics forward Glen "Big Baby" Davis suffered a broken hand in a non-basketball related incident and is expected to miss 6-8 weeks. According to the Boston Herald, the injury reportedly occurred Sunday night when Davis was involved in an altercation with a former teammate. For more basketball news, check out Green Street.


10/26/2009 - 4:56pm
Hoyer named Padres' GM

Jed Hoyer, the Red Sox Senior Vice President/Assistant General Manager, was today named the Executive VP/GM of the Padres.  

A native of Plymouth, NH, Hoyer started with the Red Sox baseball operations department in 2002 and was named Assistant to GM Theo Epstein following the 2003 season, and was promoted to Senior Vice President/Assistant General Manager on Jan. 12.  During his tenure in Boston, he was actively involved in building the Red Sox roster, as well as Major League scouting, quantitative analysis and advance scouting. The club reached the playoffs six times (2003-05, 2007-09), earning two World Series titles (2004 and 2007) in his eight seasons with the Red Sox.

“Jed has been an immensely valuable member of our baseball ops team since joining the Red Sox in 2002,” said Red Sox GM Theo Epstein. “His combination of analytical ability, feel for the game, interpersonal skills and creativity...

10/26/2009 - 4:37pm
C's set to offer Rondo long-term deal
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WEEI.com has learned that the Celtics are prepared to offer Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo a long term extension today to prevent him from becoming a restricted free agent at the end of the season. More to come on the Green Street Blog.


10/26/2009 - 12:54pm
Source: Mets won't deal Beltran

A recent story in the Boston Herald suggested that Mets center fielder Carlos Beltran could be an intriguing contingency plan for the Red Sox this offseason should Boston fail to re-sign left fielder Jason Bay. However, it appears that there is virtually no chance that such a deal could happen. A major league source said that the Mets would not even entertain the idea of trading Beltran, who has two seasons left at $18.5 million each on his seven-year, $119 million deal. The Mets are instead giving every indication that they will be active in adding pieces this offseason (New York is expected to get involved in the market for Bay and/or Matt Holliday). Given that likelihood, it would not make sense for the team to deal one of its best players. For more, visit the...

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