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.

(Reuters Photo)

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:

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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