BIG PHONY
David Ortiz and Manny Ramirez of the Boston Red Sox before the start of a preseason friendly against the Yomiuri Giants at Tokyo Dome on March 23, 2008 in Tokyo, Japan. According to reports on July 30, 2009, Manny Ramirez and David Ortiz tested positive in 2003 for performance enhancing drugs.
(Koichi Kamoshida / Getty Images)

Say It Ain't So, Papi!
(Manny, We Already Know)

The Greatest Clutch Hitter in Red Sox History
Is Listed on Baseball's 2003 Doping List...
Along With His Pal, The '04 World Series MVP
Yankee Fans Are Going to Have a Field Day

New York Times: David Ortiz, Manny Ramirez Are on the 2003 Doping List
Ortiz Statement: 'I Am Surprised to Learn I Tested Positive'
Extra Bases: Big Papi 'Blindsided' By Positive Test, Confirms Report
Henry, Werner, Lucchino, and Theo Better Start Shopping for Asterisks
Maybe There Was Something in Those Dominican Shakes After All
Meanwhile, From a Gym in the Dominican... Angel Presinal Says Hello
Video: Shaughnessy on the Report | Ortiz Talks About 'Roids
And We Thought Slapping His Name on That Framingham Restaurant Was a Scam
In Times Like These, It's Good to Hear From Nomar "False Positives!" Garciaparra
Biggest Crime: This Overshadows Monty's Triumphant Return to the Booth
Ortiz 3-Run Bomb on Top of Bombshell... TEST HIM! Sox Win 8-5
Just 98 Names to Go ...


BDD / James MacLeod Cartoons
(BDD / James MacLeod Cartoons)

Ortiz talks about A-Rod and baseball's steroids policy during a spring training news conference: "I think you clean up the game by the testing. Okay. I test you. You test positive. You gonna be out. Serious. And period. I know that if I test positive by using any kind of, um, substance, I know that I'm gonna misrespect my family, the game the fans and everybody. And I don't wanna be facing the situation. So what I would do. I won't use it. And I'm pretty sure everybody is in the same page ...you test everybody three, four times a year and that’s about it. You do what you got to do. Yeah, whatever they say. Ban them for a whole year."


Another Teachable Moment

Obama Brokers a “Teachable Moment” Between Dice-K, Boras,
and Terry Francona (With Big Papi and Manny On Deck).
Shocker: Matsuzaka-Boras Get the Spin Out

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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

ProJo:

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

NY Post:

Cashman pessimistic on Yankees re-signing Cano > Report: A-Rod called PEDs 'Food'

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