From Comcast SportsNetANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Omar Vizquel has been hired by the Los Angeles Angels as a roving infield instructor.The 45-year-old Vizquel played for Toronto as a reserve infielder last season, finishing up his 24-year major league career with 2,877 hits. The three-time All-Star won 11 Gold Gloves.Vizquel is interested in eventually becoming a manager. He'll work with the Angels' major leaguers and prospects during spring training.Vizquel and Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto played together with the 1994 Cleveland Indians, and Vizquel is a friend of Angels minor league hitting coordinator Paul Sorrento.The Angels also signed infielder Bill Hall to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training. Hall has played for six teams in 11 seasons, appearing in seven games with Baltimore last year.
FOXBORO - Patriots quarterback Jacoby Brissett made his way through the locker room Tuesday morning without any splint, tape or cast on his right thumb.
"Never seen so many people looking at my hand," Brissett joked as he passed.
Brissett said he wasn't addressing the media en masse on Tuesday but when asked if he's feeling "tip-top," he answered, "Oh yeah."
Brissett injured the thumb Thursday in the second half of the win over Houston.
We reported it was a "minor" injury that wouldn't need surgery.
Brissett, for what it's worth, was carrying a binder in his right hand.