Thursday, December 5, 2013
Johnny Damon has told the Detroit media that he will not waive his no-trade clause and will therefore block the Red Sox from claiming him on waivers.
By putting in a claim on Damon, the Red Sox already accomplished much; namely blocking the Rays and Yankees from claiming him.
Here is the Red Sox lineup (although the game looks in doubt with the tarp on the field and the consistent rain.
RED SOX: Scutaro SS; Drew RF; Martinez C; Ortiz DH; Beltre 3B; Lowell 1B; Nava LF; Hall 2B; Kalish CF; (Beckett P)
Kevin Thomas covers baseball and basketball for the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram. He wisely moved to Maine in 1994 after working for the St. Petersburg Times. He is married to Nancy and they have nine children.
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