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Ex-manager Valentine says Ortiz quit on Red Sox

Ex-manager Valentine says Ortiz quit on Red Sox

CNNSI.com Updated Oct 23, 2012
BOSTON (AP) -- Former Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine says David Ortiz spent more time than expected on the disabled list then returned to it after playing one game when the team made a major trade that signaled it would not compete for a postseason ber…
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  • Myers earns Spink Award as top Minors player

    Myers earns Spink Award as top Minors player

    MLB.com Oct 23, 2012
    Outfielder Wil Myers, the top prospect in the Kansas City Royals organization, was named the recipient of the J.G. Taylor Spink Award as the Topps/Minor League Player of the Year on Tuesday.
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Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: No longer a low-profile job, hot seat burns for GMs now too

    Oct 23
    It has always been the case in the NFL that losing too many games leads to losing a job, so on that front there was nothing too shocking about Marty Hurney's early dismissal on Monday in Carolina. But the Panthers giving the boot to their longtime gener…
  • Peter King: Stafford's slump will end only when he heeds his own words; ma…

    Oct 23
    When I think of Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson, I think of my trip to Lions training camp in the summer of 2011, and the beautiful music they were making together. As I wrote in the Sports Illustrated NFL Preview issue last season: