Gold Love
Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia dives and makes a nice grab of a one hopper off the bat of the Indians Travis Hafner in the 8th inning. He got up and threw him out, but got a little banged up on the play.
(Jim Davis / Boston Globe Staff)

Dustin the Win.

Pedroia First Sox 2B Gold Glove Winner Since Doug Griffin in '72

Tip of the cap to SoSH: AL Gold Glovers reportedly include P Mike Mussina, C Joe Mauer, 1B Carlos Pena, 2B Dustin Pedroia, 3B Adrian Beltre, SS Michael Young, OF Torii Hunter, OF Grady Sizemore, OF Ichiro Suzuki

BDD / Illustration by Frank Galasso

How Much Money for Manny?

Manny Ramirez walks back to the dugout after a grounding out in the fourth inning against the Philadephia Phillies in Game 5 of Major League Baseball's NLCS playoff series in Los Angeles,

Dodgers Make Manny an Offer He'll Probably Refuse
A-Rod Would Still Be No. 1. Ramirez Is No. 2

Dodgers Make Ramirez an Offer
Mazz: Handicapping the Field on Manny
Boras: Manny Was Never Comfortable In and Around Boston

Nick Cafardo: "According to sources, the deal was 'two or three years' in length and contained an option year... A major league source indicated the Ramírez offer is worth between Johan Santana's average of $22.9 million per year and Alex Rodriguez's $27.5 million." -- 11.6.08, Boston Globe

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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


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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