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Red Sox IF Shane Victorino undergoes surgery on thumb

  • BOSTON — Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino has undergone surgery to release a nerve in his right thumb.Boston said Dr. Thomas Graham operated in Cleveland and that Victorino is expected to be ready to participate in spring training. Victorino hit夜网论坛 .294 with 15 homers, 61 RBIs and 21 stolen bases in his first season with the Red Sox, and his three-run double off the Green Monster sparked the Red Sox to their Game 6 win over St. Louis and their third World Series title in 10 seasons.[......]

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    Matt Carpenter, Cardinals agree to six-year extension

  • The St. Louis Cardinals signed Matt Carpenter to a six-year contract extension for $52 million. It's a back loaded deal, according to Fox Sports , breaking down to $1 million, $3.5 million, $6.25 million, $9.75 million, $13.5 million and then $14.5 million in the sixth year with a $18.5 million club option or $2 million buyout and a $1.5 million signing bonus. SEASON PREVIEWS: NL Central 'Cold as ice' | Predicting team win totalsNeither nor the team nor Carpenter has confirmed the report. A news conference is scheduled for 11 a.m. ET Saturday from the Cardinals spring training facilities in Jupiter, Fla.  Update: The Cardials made it official at the press conference, announcing a major extension for the third straight season. Bill Dewitt--"we'd like to see him finish his career as a Cardinal."— Dan McLaughlin (@DannyMacTV) March 8, 2014"This was a no brainer for me"--Matt Carpenter on his extension.— Dan McLaughlin (@DannyMacTV) March 8, 2014The St. Louis Dispatch reported earlier in the week th夜网论坛e Cardinals were close to a finalizing an extension with Carpenter, who at 28 is making a switch from second base over to third. The Cards plan to use rookie Kolten Wong at second base.Carpenter hit .318 last season with 11 home runs, 78 RBIs and a league-high 126 runs scored. He was named to the All-Star game and finished fourth in NL MVP voting.[......]

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    Kozma quickly makes amends

  • BOSTON — Pete Kozma slept just fine on Wednesday night after his two errors helped open the door to the Boston Red Sox's rout of the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 1 of the World Series. Then Kozma took a nap on Thursday afternoon for good measure. He may also be asleep right now.In less than 24 hours, Kozma went from goat to hero. Inserted as a pinch runner in the seventh inning, he stole third base and came around to score the tying run in Game 2 as the Cardinals went on to a 4-2 win to tie the series at a game apiece. He made important defensive plays after remaining in the game at shortstop, proving that his errors were indeed uncharacteristic of one of the National League's best at the position. After the Cardinals' victory, they blasted LMFAO in the vistiors' clubhouse at Fenway Park. Kozma took his time showering and getting dressed, and blasted ZZZZZ."Yesterday's behind us," he said when asked how the quick turn of events involving him felt. "We looked at our mistakes, learned from them, and moved on to today." How about that slick barehanded play on Stephen Drew's ground ball that bounced off pitcher Carlos Martinez's glove? It kept the Red Sox from bringing the tying run to the plate in the bottom of the seventh."It's not really a boost or anything," Kozma said. "Yesterday, I thought it was like a fluke. Like I said, we put our mistakes behind us and learned from them."But you've got to admit, that kind of thing, getting the opportunity for redemption so qu[......]

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