Red Sox pitcher John Lackey on Orioles star Nelson Cruz: 'I've got nothing to say about him".
By Eduardo A. Encina, The Baltimore Sun Recent Columns
Updated July 6, 2014
|John Lackey April 26, 2011|
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Cruz was 3-for-3 with a double and homer off Lackey...
Lackey’s postgame comments to Red Sox reporters about Cruz spoke volumes.
“I’m not even going to comment on him,” Lackey said. “I’ve got nothing to say about him. There are some things that I would like to say, but I’m not going to. You guys forget pretty conveniently about stuff.” ...
Cruz served a 50-game suspension last season for his involvement in the Biogenesis scandal.
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The Times said this about Lester:
Starter Jon Lester said Friday that union members should understand the process, but added that the Red Sox did not want Rodriguez on the field.
“I would imagine pretty much everybody in baseball feels that way,” Lester said.
What a weasel. Understand the process but get the guy off the field. What a weasel.