Olerud Awakening for Millar?

Who's on First?

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Olerud Awakening

"I ran the bases today, hit, took ground balls. I feel good." -- 5.2.05 John Olerud on WEEI's Big Show

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Sox Sign John Olerud to Minor League Deal
He'll Report to Ft. Myers to Rehab Foot
Is it the End of McCarty? Petagine in a Bottle? Competition for Millar?
Olerud Determined to Keep Playing

"There are some small bones in the foot, and he had some torn ligaments in there. [The surgeon] had to fuse the bones together, and the surgery went fine. The foot is getting better and he continues to rehab it, but he's not running on it yet."-- 2.3.05 Olerud's agent, Joe McIntosh

Is Kevin Out?

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But He's in the Best Shape of His Life

"I've been in the weight room. I've worked as hard as I ever have this offseason, probably the hardest I ever have. I'm in the best shape I've ever been in just because of this whole thing (Mientkiewicz vs. Millar). I'd do pushups just to keep the nights going by." -- Kevin "Home Run" Millar on MLB.com


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