Is Nomar Throwing
in the Towel?

(Jim Davis / Globe File)

Report: Garciaparra Expected to Say Goodbye to Baseball

"Nomar Garciaparra ... it's widely expected that he will retire, and while he has not announced that, he has not been linked to any teams this offseason." -- San Francisco Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser

In a Perfect World, He Coulda Been the Next Ted Williams
And Nomie Wasn't All That Jacked in the SI Cover Photo
Nomar Gets Emotional, Dreams of Finishing in Boston
Mazz: Nomar and the Two Bostons | Gallery: Nomar Through the Years
Haaaaaaaa ... Nomar Said He Didn't Want to Leave Boston
Mr. 'False Positives' on the Steroid Problem in '04: 'Testing Is Just Not the Answer'
A Reminder to Kids: Nomar's Not a Fan of Signing Autographs
Remember When He Sat Out and Jeter Dove in the Stands? That Was Awesome
Globe Archives: Garciaparra Traded | Shaughnessy: In Short, Time for Him to Go
BDD Archives: How to Leave Boston on Bad Terms | Soccer Bomb
Achilles' Heel Is Fine Now | Thanks Blue-tiful

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"Kids crying all over Boston for a month or two, or maybe some even now still crying at night going to sleep. Nomar was... hey look, I feel it's saad that Nomar's still not a Red Sock. He was the link. Williams. Yaz. Nomar..." -- ESPN's Nomar Delusionist Chris Berman, October 2004

Herald: Padres GM Hoyer: Not So Fast on Adrian Gonzalez
LA Times: 'Ramirez Provision' Banned | Where's Manny?
NY Post: A-Rod Dating Like a Man Possessed

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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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