L.A. CONFIDENTIAL.Byline: -- Doug Padilla Douglas ("Doug") Padilla (born October 4, 1956 in Oakland, California) is a former middle and long distance runner from the United States, who won the overall Grand Prix 1985 and the World Cup 5000m race in 1985.
The recent signing of reliever Justin Speier Justin James Speier (born November 6, 1973 in Walnut Creek, California) is a right-handed relief pitcher in Major League Baseball for the Los Angeles Angels. He attended Brophy College Preparatory in Phoenix, Arizona. He also attended Nicholls State University. seemed to suggest that Scot Shields could be used in a trade package, but the same Boston Globe report downplayed that option.
An unnamed National League executive, who inquired about Shields, said the response received was that the Angels would keep the right-hander and sign him to a long-term deal.
The Boston Red Sox The Boston Red Sox are a professional baseball team based in Boston, Massachusetts. The Red Sox are a member and currently champions of the Eastern Division of Major League Baseball’s American League. From to the present, the Red Sox have played in Fenway Park. might be interested in Shields, Ervin Santana and a top prospect (possibly Brandon Wood) in exchange for Manny Manny may refer to:
Speier, a Phoenix-area resident, called his new role in the Angels bullpen his dream job. The right-hander, who traditionally has been tougher against left-handed hitters, might be used in tandem with Shields to help set up closer Francisco Rodriguez. That is, if Shields isn't traded.