Three Cheers for the New Steroid Policy

Three Cheers for the New Steroid Policy

The Three Amigos

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New Policy is Not Too Little, But It's a Little Late

Jason Giambi already hit two homers to beat the Sox in Game 7 in 2003
Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa, and Mark McGwire have shattered Maris's home run record
And masking agents, new designer steroids, and HGH remain ahead of the game


Yanks Done with Damon?

"The Yankees were discouraged by Scott Boras' asking price of $84 million over seven years for Johnny Damon, so they will look seriously at signing Brian Giles with the thought of using a rotation in centerfield." -- 11.16, New York Newsday
(Meanwhile, the Sox are expected to offer Damon $25-27 million over three years)

Jagger Goes to Bat for Wells

"During Friday's concert at Petco Park, the venerable voice of the Rolling Stones made note of the pains taken to protect the playing field and its possible bearing on Wells' future in San Diego. 'I told management you'd be careful with the sacred dirt of Petco Park,' Jagger told the crowd, 'or else David Wells may never return.'" -- 11.15, San Diego Union-Tribune

BDD is a feature of Boston.com. All posts are by Steve Silva unless otherwise indicated.

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

ProJo:

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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