The Sox and Rays Go At It, Again Coco Charges the Mound After Shields Goes Thigh Hunting
"I charged the mound. I feigned it like I was going to go to first base, just to get Navarro off me a little bit, and just charged the mound,” Crisp said. “He tried to hit me with a haymaker. He missed. I threw a punch. I pretty much missed. And the rest, went down to the ground… like the scratches on my face were people trying to scratch like we were playing football or something, like little girls, trying to scratch out my eyes. I move one hand down, scratch me right here [points to scratch to the right of his nose]. “
That's Just Manny Being Bananas Youk and Ram Have Words in the Dugout Manny Throws a Backhand Swipe, Then Shoves Youk Down ... But Should ManRam Have Been Shoving Gomes Earlier? Is Manny Just a Lover, Not a Fighter?
You Gotta Keep 'Em Separated
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"I think they were just exchanging some views on things. It was kind of a hectic night. Sometimes those things happen. It wasn't really a big deal; it won't be a big deal." -- 6.5.08, Tito Being Tito, trying to downplay the Manny-Youk altercation
Gomes, Sweet Gomes ...
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Chickens Will Come Gomes to Roost For You Too, Carl Crawford
"You have to ask them [Manny and Youkilis about the altercation]. I was eating next to Youkilis and said I don't want to know. I saw Manny. He was speaking in Spanish." -- 6.5.08, the new talkin', fightin' Coco Crisp... so much more fun than the surly, silent Crisp of the last two years
Oh, And the Celtics Had a Game Tonight ... And DOWN GOES PIERCE ...
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