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

BDD is a feature of All posts are by Steve Silva unless otherwise indicated.

Boston Globe:

Rodriguez looks like the steal deal > Despite effort by Rodriguez, Red So fall > Tazawa has come a long way, on and off field

Boston Herald:

Lauber: Eduardo Rodriguez showing Red Sox he's special > PawSox start looms large for Masterson


Rodriguez gem wasted > Chili Davis doesn't want to turn Red Sox into free-swingers > Red Sox draft catcher in third round

NY Post:

How Mariano Rivera has influenced Yankees' top pick > Why starting rotation could be a big Yankees' strength

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