Timlin won't pitch until after first road trip
Mike Timlin won't be the closer on Opening Day for the Red Sox.
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2006 SEASON STATISTICS
GM W L BB K ERA
68 6 6 16 30 4.36
Manager Terry Francona said Tuesday that the 41-year-old right-hander will start the season on the disabled list, but Timlin is expected to be ready to pitch after Boston's first regular-season road trip, which ends April 8.
"I don't think ...
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SPRING TRAINING NEWS
Follow the day's news from spring training in the Grapefruit and Cactus leagues as we begin the countdown toward Opening Day on Sunday (Mets at world champion Cardinals, 8 p.m. ET, ESPN2):
• Colon, Weaver, Figgins on DL
• Pirates send Sanchez to the DL
• Rogers has clot removed, will miss first half
• Sabathia throws, says he's ready for opener
• Pavano to start Opening Day for Yankeees
• A's put Dan Johnson on DL with hip injury
• Walker signs minor league deal with A's
• Grapefruit: Towers wins spot in Jays' rotation
• Cactus: Big Unit to start season on DL