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contract as a free agent in March "He is a catcher with a great projection, he has a great ability with his glove," Padron told Hardball Scoop. "In the offense, he shows a lot of power in the right side and a lot of ability in the left side. He will improve, he always does, in every aspect of the game. But we are happy of his behavior in and off the field." Men's Nike Tampa Bay Buccaneers #69 Demar Dotson Limited Black 2016 Salute to Service NFL JerseyFlores signed for $3.1 million, according to Baseball America, which made him the third-highest-paid Venezuela prospect ever, according to "Every member of our organization who got to know Daniel absolutely loved him. He was energetic, hard-working, and genuinely selfless, always with a smile on his face," said Eddie Romero, Boston's senior vice president/assistant GM. "He cared for his teammates and was a natural leader. "I'm at a loss for words today. Daniel was an impressive young man with limitless potential, and his life was cut far too short. My condolences go out to Daniel's mother and sister. Though with us for a short time, Daniel will always be a part of the Red Sox family." The team said it would have no further comment at this time out of respect for Flores' familyFormer United States international Landon Donovan has decided not to run for U.S. Soccer Federation president, multiple sources with knowledge of Donovan's thinking have told ESPN FC. Donovan, 35, was first reported to be contemplating a run by back on Oct. 18, and sources confirmed to ESPN FC he was mulling over his options.Pitino guided the Cardinals to the 2013 national championship and two other appearances in the Final FourThe Green Bay Packers have cut Martellus Bennett with the failure to disclose a medical condition designation, bringing the tight end's short tenure at Lambeau Field to a Michael Matheson Jersey surprising end. General manager Ted Thompson announced the move on Wednesday after practice.Bennett's agent, Kennard McGuire, declined commentthis would be his last NFL season. When Bennett returned from By cutting Bennett with that designation, it sets up the Packers' case for a grievance to reclaim the $4.2 million in remaining prorated signing bonus money.Bennett's agent, Kennard McGuire, declined comment Bennett is now subject to waivers. All 31 other teams have until p.m. ET Thursday to submit a claim on him. If he does not get claimed, he becomes a free agent and can sign with any team at any time after thatBennett's release comes hours after Packers coach Mike McCarthy ruled him out for this week because of a shoulder injury. "I know he was in here yesterday, there's a number of opinions that he's working through, he met with our medical staff yesterday, so they're still going through the process, but he will be out against Chicago,'' McCarthy said before Wednesday's practice. The veteran tight end hasn't played since he announced during the Packers' bye week that he was "pretty sure" this would be his last NFL season. When Bennett returned from the bye, he offered only a one-word explanation for what led him to that decision: "Life," he said. It's unclear exactly how Bennett got hurt. He took part in the first practice after the Packers' bye week but hasn't been on the field since then. The Packers have only two other tight ends Michael Matheson Jersey on their roster: Lance Kendricks and Richard Rodgers. Without Bennett on Monday night against the Lions, Kendricks had two catches for 32 yards and Rodgers one catch for 5 yards. The Packers signed Bennett to a three-year, $21 million contract as a free agent in March. They gave him a $6.3 million signing bonus. If Bennett retires, the Packers would likely go after the remaining two-thirds of his signing bonus. If they do, Bennett would have to return $4.2 million. He also would leave up to $12.95 million of additional income on the table. The Packers already had ruled out two other players this week: right tackle Bryan Bulaga and safety Morgan Burnett. Bulaga tore the ACL in his right knee against the Lions and will miss the restA new federal indictment against Adidas executive Jim Gatto suggests former Louisville coach Rick Pitino was aware of a scheme to pay Cardinals recruit Brian Bowen and even participated in the plan. The indictment, which was released Wednesday by the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, includes a new description of a meeting in a Las Vegas hotel room on July 27. The FBI recorded and videotaped the meeting between former AAU basketball coach Christian Dawkins, Michael Matheson Jersey a Louisville assistant coach and others as they conspired to pay Bowen's family to ensure the star recruit signed with the Cardinals, an Adidas-sponsored team. "Dawkins explained that while [Pitino] and the University of Louisville were recruiting [Bowen], Dawkins asked [Pitino] to call James Gatto to request that [Adidas] provide the money requested by the family of [Bowen], which [Pitino] agreed to do," the indictment reads. A previous description of the meeting, which was included in an FBI complaint against Gatto released on Sept. 26, indicated Dawkins had spoken with Pitino and asked him to call Gatto about Adidas paying Bowen's family. But it didn't include language indicating Pitino agreed to do it. The original complaint read: "Dawkins said he had spoken with Coach-2 [who has been reported to be Pitino] about getting additional money for [Bowen's] family and informed [Pitino] that 'I need you to call Jim Gatto, who's the head of everything' at [Adidas'] basketball programIn an interview with ESPN last month, Pitino reiterated that he had "no knowledge" of any payment to Bowen's family, citing a lie detector test that he took in October.