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:

Rodriguez looks like the steal deal > Despite effort by Rodriguez, Red So fall > Tazawa has come a long way, on and off field

Boston Herald:

Lauber: Eduardo Rodriguez showing Red Sox he's special > PawSox start looms large for Masterson


Rodriguez gem wasted > Chili Davis doesn't want to turn Red Sox into free-swingers > Red Sox draft catcher in third round

NY Post:

How Mariano Rivera has influenced Yankees' top pick > Why starting rotation could be a big Yankees' strength

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