No Go for Coco

No Go for Coco

Baltimore Orioles third baseman Melvin Mora (L) tags out Boston Red Sox base runner Coco Crisp who was trying to steal third base in the third inning of their game at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland April 8, 2006.

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Baserunning Blunder

Coco Being Manny: It's Deja Vu 2002 All Over Again

Bob Ryan, Boston Globe: "Has the organization put in a policy that says absolutely no head first sliding?"

Theo Epstein, Red Sox GM: "It's absolutely been discussed, it gets covered in drills, but (his sliding is) it's instinct, Manny is trying to get there as quick as possible. Trust me, we were scared when we heard the report."

Bob Ryan: "When will they teach these guys in Gulf Coast League that it's not OK to do this. When will they be taught to slide right."

Theo Epstein: "Well.... it's starting already. We're working on it." -- 6.19.2002, 1510 The Zone

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Boston Globe:

Hanley enjoying his return > Victorino slowly getting up to speed > Ramirez fitting right in > Manuel Margot in stars in Salem

Boston Herald:

Pablo Sandoval struggles against lefties continues > Buchholz says he's sorry for the effort > Red Sox doing more right than wrong > Miley put Sox in hole


Brentz walkoff helps PawSox win at McCoy > Marrero more aggressive > Vic ready to make impact > Workman receives PRP injection

NY Post:

The latest way ESPN ruined Sunday Night Baseball > Girardi dusts off Mike Stanley story for Jeter's panicked replacement > Yankees all-in on Carlos Beltran, and that's a problem

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