BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox honored some of their great players on the field Wednesday as members of the All-Fenway Park Team.
The pregame ceremony capped off a year of celebrations for the ballparks 100th anniversary.
Second baseman Dustin Pedroia and designated hitter David Ortiz were the only players from this years team on the 40-man roster. Also among the two dozen attending the ceremony were Carl Yastrzemski, Fred Lynn, Carlton Fisk, Pedro Martinez and Roger Clemens.
The team was chosen by the fans, historians and members of the front-office staff. The members of the team each threw a ceremonial first pitch to players on the current roster.
Around the leagues
Cleveland right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez (9-17 with a 5.55 ERA) wont pitch again this season because of a sprained right ankle. Yu Darvish was feeling better a day after having to skip his scheduled start for Texas because of neck stiffness. Baltimore placed left-handed pitcher Randy Wolf on the 60-day disabled list with a torn ligament in his left elbow. Colorado first baseman Todd Helton plans to play at least one more year. Helton had season-ending surgery Aug. 10 to repair a torn labrum in his right hip.