In return, Boston received two Gold Glove defensive players, shortstop Orlando Cabrera (an 8-year veteran with a career batting average of .246), and first-baseman Doug Mientkiewicz (a 7-year vet, batting .250).
Garciaparra is married to Mia Hamm, one of America's premier female professional soccer players.
NEW YORK—Solemnly ringing a bell 30 times for each of the teams that lost potential runs this season, Major League Baseball officials unveiled Tuesday a memorial outside league headquarters to commemorate all of the runners who have ever been stranded on base.
ANN ARBOR, MI—Excitedly touting the toughness and perfect form that elevate it above the millions of blades he watches every day, Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh spent a post-practice interview Thursday heaping praise on a blade of grass on the field that really impressed him.
If I could help one child and one family reach another level in themselves, I want to help."On Sunday in Carson, Calif., Hamm and her husband hosted the fourth annnual Mia Hamm & Nomar Garciaparra Celebrity Soccer Challenge at the Home Depot Center.
BOSTON–Snuggling up together in the peaceful serenity of the Massachusetts General Hospital radiology room, sources confirmed Thursday that New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was surprised by his girlfriend with an afternoon of relaxing couple’s CAT scans.