Happy Campaign Trails

Happy Campaign Trails

Manchester,NH 12/05/07: During a presidential campaign event held in the auditorium of the Derryfield School, republican candidate Sen. John McCain was joined by Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling.

(Boston Globe Staff Photo / Jim Davis)

Schill Stumps for McCain in Manchester

One voter tried to draw him out nonetheless, asking Schilling whether he would challenge Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass. Another called him "Sen. Schilling."

"I'm going to stick to winning one more World Series," he said to cheers in Red Sox-supporting New Hampshire.

Schilling did say the next president has to be ready to lead on taxes and what he repeatedly called "the war in the Middle East." He said McCain, a senator from Arizona, is best suited to deal with the challenges facing the country.

"We need a man or a woman," Schilling said before stopping to take New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton off the table. "We need a man leading a team of people that we believe in." -- 12.5.07, Schilling pitches for McCain's presidential bid

McCain Hopes Schill's Pep Talk Works Better on Voters
Than It Did on Medfield High
The Real News Out of Manchester Was That Curt
Finally Found His Missing Sport Jacket
Could Shaving Be Next?


Santana Watching... Paint Dry: Twins Feel No Need to Make Trade

"If it's a Red Sox player, Red Sox timetable. That's how I would look at it. They're probably doing the same thing. We completely respect the position the Twins are in. It's their prerogative to handle this any way they see fit. I have no problem with the way they're handling this at all."
-- 12.5.07, Theo comes completely undone and mentions Twins by name Wednesday night

WAS THIS MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING?
ARE THE TWINS KEEPING SANTANA?

Buzz Updates: Santana Trade Momentum Grinds to a Halt
Schilling Offers Up 2,821 Words on the Santana Deal
First Francona Gets a Rule, Now Curt Has One, Too
And Naturally Schill Has a Few Thoughts on the Curt Clause
ProJo: Ellsbury Checks In on Trade, Boras
Things That Make You Go Hmmmmm....
Boras Has Jacoby Making the Media Rounds: Big Show Audio

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Boston Globe:

Red Sox agree to deal with Pierzynski > Sox non-tender Bailey, Kalish > Sox face arbitration decisions

Boston Herald:

Sox set Bailey, Kalish free > Doug Fister dealt to Nats > White Sox agree to 1-year contract with C Flowers

ProJo:

Pierzynski reaches deal with Red Sox > Kalish, Bailey non-tendered > Mike Napoli still ideal at first base > Middlebrooks, Red Sox both looking for improvement

NY Post:

Cashman pessimistic on Yankees re-signing Cano > Report: A-Rod called PEDs 'Food'

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