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

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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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