It's All Over for Raffy the Rat

It's All Over for Raffy the Rat

Raffy the Rat

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Orioles End Palmeiro's Year

"The abrupt end to Palmeiro's season came one day after it was learned that he cited a vitamin he received from teammate Miguel Tejada as possibly causing the positive steroid test. The Orioles said Major League Baseball absolved Tejada of any wrongdoing."

Foulke on Friday: I'm Done for Season

“We talked about it (taking care of the knees at the end of last season). I think both sides kind of dropped the ball. If anything it’s one of those deals, we definitely should of… I wish I would have agreed to have done it on the first day of spring training.”

“My feeling on this whole season is it’s almost a relief now that it’s over, the last year of my life has pretty much been the worst year of my life, off the field, on the field, it’s one of those deals that I’m glad it’s over… (2005) was the worst pitching performances of my career, I’m embarrassed, but I went out there and tried, it didn’t work, now my focus and all my thoughts are going towards February 15 of next year.” -- 9.23, Keith Foulke on WEEI

Sweet Home Arizona: Transcript of Foulke's WEEI Interview

8-7-2005: Special screening of Four Brothers at Loews Boston Common Theatre. Red Sox pitcher Keith Foulke going into the theatre.

(Boston Globe Staff Photo / Bill Brett)

Sox Not on the Same Spin Cycle

On Friday afternoon, Francona said Foulke is seeing another doctor and then they'll make a determination if he can help out the team this season.

A Hard Look at Sox Plan for Fenway
Shocker: Pedro's Mailing it In and Shutting it Down

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Boston Globe:

Red Sox end losing streak > Shaughnessy: Debunking myths about the 2014 Red Sox > Cherington: Everyone needs to get better

Boston Herald:

Ortiz, Red Sox bats break out to end losing streak > Buchholz still bewildered > Memory loss haunting Red Sox


Lester was once a good hitter, now heading toward dubious record > Travis Shaw brings hot bat to Pawtucket > Ranaudo shines > Betts not a candidate for Boston, yet

NY Post:

St. Louis lets Ozzie Smith bid Jeter goodbye > Yanks prevail in extras again > Nonsense leads off in MLB broadcasts > Beltran elbow on mend

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