The Fire Starter

The Fire Starter

Red Sox reliever Julian Tavarez may have created a minor uproar with his comments regarding the arrival date of teammate Manny Ramirez, but today he was relaxed as he sat on a sunflower seed pail and fed balls too coach Brad Mills who was hitting ground balls to pitchers.

(Boston Globe Staff Photo / Jim Davis)

March Madness

Julian The Publicist Goes to the Media on Manny's March Arrival
And Causes a Campload of Trouble for Tito

Extra Bases Monday: A Laughing Matter for Manny

“The way he [Manny] sounded yesterday, he was laughing. I don’t know if it’s because his mom, you know she’s home already and he’s happy. But he said, ‘Hang in there, I’ll be there the first.’ I said you better show up out here, what the hell are you doing home? He was just laughing. It’s Manny.” -- 2.19.07, Julian Tavarez on Manny Ramirez

Why Won't Manny Call His Manager On His March Arrival?
And What is J.D. Drew Going to Think About All This?

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Boston Globe:

Red Sox agree to deal with Pierzynski > Sox non-tender Bailey, Kalish > Sox face arbitration decisions

Boston Herald:

Sox set Bailey, Kalish free > Doug Fister dealt to Nats > White Sox agree to 1-year contract with C Flowers


Pierzynski reaches deal with Red Sox > Kalish, Bailey non-tendered > Mike Napoli still ideal at first base > Middlebrooks, Red Sox both looking for improvement

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