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.
Paul Pierce played his final NBA game on Sunday night, marking the end to his 19-year career.
After the game, Pierce's former Celtics teammate, Antoine Walker, congratulated him on a "great career" saying, "HALL OF FAME NEXT"
Pierce and Walker were teammates for six seasons with the Green Team.
Lou Merloni, Evan Drellich, and Jared Carrabis discuss if the Red Sox now have a leadership problem in their clubhouse without the veteran presence of David Ortiz.