No Country for Real Men

No Country for Real Men

Former Boston Red Sox left fielder Mike Greenwell, left, shakes hands with former teammate Jim Rice after throwing out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the Red Sox-New York Mets spring training baseball game in Fort Myers, Fla., Tuesday March 11, 2008.

(AP Photo)

Back in the Days When Men Were Men,
Greenie and Jim Ed Got the Job Done, Naturally
Today, It's a Whole New Ballgame

Greenwell Resents '80s Steroid Users
(Yes, Bud, Ballplayers Were Using Steroids in the '80s ... But You Knew That)

"I get a little miffed at people when someone makes the argument, 'Well, does it make the player?' Of course it doesn't make the player, but I promise you as a guy that could hit like I could hit, if the ball would have traveled 20 more feet for me, what kind of player am I then? If I get healthier faster because of that, what kind of player am I then?" -- 3.10.08, Mike Greenwell, telling it like it is

In Other Old News: A Look Back at the Greatest Game in 1978

This Just In ...

Former First Lady Barbara Bush threw out a ceremonial first pitch prior to the game, as Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling, who had escorted her to the mound looks on from behind.

(Boston Globe Staff Photo / Jim Davis)

Barbara Bush Will Try Out for Beckett's Spot in the Rotation in Response to Billy Crystal Suiting Up for the Yankees
(At Least the Former First Lady Showed Up in Decent Shape)

Losing Streak Over! Sox Hang on for 4-3 Win Over Mets

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

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

ProJo:

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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