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November 4, 2012

Sports in a Minute: Big leaguers coming to Manchester

Hot stove, cool dinner

The annual Granite State Baseball Dinner is Nov. 17 at the Manchester Radisson Hotel.

The impressive list of guests includes former Red Sox Bob Stanley, Rich Gedman and Hall of Famer Wade Boggs; New Hampshire major leaguers Chris Carpenter, Mike Lavalliere, Sam Fuld and Jeff Locke; and former home run king Cecil Fielder.

For more information contact Jenna Raizes at 603-606-4177 or visit nhfishercats.com.

Aviles dealt again

@Text5:Former Red Sox shortstop Mike Aviles is on the move again, being dealt by Toronto along with ex-Fisher Cat Yan Gomes to the Cleveland Indians for right-hander Esmil Rogers.

Aviles was acquired by the Blue Jays on Oct. 21 as part of the deal that allowed John Farrell to become the new Red Sox manager. Reliever David Carpenter was also sent from Toronto to Boston.

Rogers split time last season with Cleveland and Colorado@Text5:, going 3-3 with a 4.69 ERA in 67 combined games. The 27-year-old is 11-12 lifetime in the majors with a 5.95 ERA.

G@Text5:omes played 43 games with Toronto last season, his first in the majors. He hit .204 with four home runs and 13 RBIs.

Great day for a 5K

@Text5:Several local runners had impactful weekends as thousands of athletes took to New England streets to compete.

At the Tyngsborough Trot 5K yesterday,@Text5: Bradford’s Pat Fullerton not only beat 222 other runners to the finish line, but he did it in the fastest time ever in the event’s history. The 24-year-old covered the distance in 15:57, shattering the record set by Salem, Mass.’s Nick DeSouza last year by 40 seconds.

P@Text5:elham teenager Shannen Arsenault was the third female finisher, coming in seventh overall in 20:22.

Three runners, including Londonderry’s Nicholas Leach, were part of a record-breaking day in Northfield, N.H.

Laconia’s Sam Wood toppled Graham Hayslip’s two-year-old course record at the Winnipesaukee River Trail 5K on Saturday as his 17:40 carved 20 seconds off the prior standard. Gilmanton,Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$ID/NothingText ColorText Color N.H.’s Scott Clark dogged Wood and finished two seconds behind the winner.

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