Ridiculous and irresponsible.” Watney went against company policy by commenting on the rumor, and the story grew once she sent her tweets.
Watney went on The Sports Hub’s morning show to further defend herself.
After being traded as a minor league prospect by the Seattle Mariners, Varitek played his entire major league career for the Boston Red Sox, for whom he now works as a special assistant.
A three-time All-Star and Gold Glove Award winner at catcher, as well as a Silver Slugger Award winner, Varitek was part of both the 2004 World Series and 2007 World Series Championship teams, and was viewed widely as one of the team's leaders.
This will be the first for Catherine and Jason’s fourth, having three from his previous marriage. ***************** 11/23/2011: According to the Boston Herald, Jason Varitek will marry Catherine Panagiotopoulos over the long Thanksgiving weekend.
Is a 1990 graduate of Lake Brantley High School in Longwood, FL, where he was primarily a third baseman...
Attended Georgia Tech, where he was a 3-time All-American and was named Baseball America's College Player of the Year in 1993...
The publication later named him to its All-Time College All-Star Team... Inducted into the Cape Cod League Hall of Fame in 2002.
Brantley's first line catcher was Jerry Thurston, himself a pro prospect. Varitek attended Georgia Tech, where he helped lead the Yellow Jackets baseball team to the 1994 College World Series title game, along with teammates Nomar Garciaparra and Jay Payton (they would lose to the University of Oklahoma).
UPDATE: 11/30/2011: Many Boston media outlets are reporting that Catherine and Jason are expecting their first child together in May.