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Stole the headlines from John Lackey and the Red Sox with his impending trade to (and new contract from) the Phillies.
He’ll be playing until he can’t with a fractured right index finger that is hindering his shooting.
It took longer than some observers expected, but he’s finally dogging it for Belichick and the Patriots.
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2. Red Sox strike back - The Evil Empire wins a World Series, so Boston gets John Lackey and Mike Cameron… after the Yankees nab Curtis Granderson.
3. Holliday season - Will the outfielder stick with the Cardinals or move on to the Mets, who are trying to keep pace with the Phillies?
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