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Lackey will open Grapefruit League season Saturday

Lackey will open Grapefruit League season Saturday

MLB.com Updated Feb 19, 2013
When the Red Sox open their Grapefruit League schedule Saturday afternoon at 1:35 ET on MLB.TV at home against the Rays, John Lackey -- who didn't throw a pitch in 2012 -- will be first out of the gate.
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  • Ross will play vital role with new ballclub

    Ross will play vital role with new ballclub

    MLB.com Feb 19, 2013
    At least on the depth chart, David Ross might fall under the category of backup catcher. But the reason the Red Sox brought him on board for the next two years is because that complementary role doesn't even come close to summing up what Ross can mean t…
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  • Peter King: Free agency this year loaded with talent, not big spenders; ma…

    Feb 19
    Although there are four teams with more than $30 million in cap room with the dawn of free agency two weeks away, I expect this to be a stingy season for one of the best free agent classes ever.
  • NBA Coast to Coast: Second-half storylines to watch in East

    Feb 19
    Here's a look at some of the top second-half storylines to watch in the East.