Taint That a Shame

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It's Going to Be a Busy Morning at Fenway

"David Ortiz lied to you. It seems safe to say that his entire Red Sox career is a lie. And those life-changing Red Sox championships of 2004 and 2007? Are they forever tainted? You bet." -- Dan Shaughnessy, Boston Globe

I Read the News Today ...

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... Oh Boy ... The Red Sox Are Getting Ripped to Shreds

Dan Shaughnessy: Suffering from 'Roid Rage'
Tony Massarotti: Big Papi Revealed as a Myth
Gordon Edes: Ortiz Can’t Explain His Positive Test
Tom Verducci: A Dark, Dirty Day for the Red Sox
Curt Schilling Checks in with Some Q&A with The Big Schill
Joe Posnanski: Positive Tests No Longer Surprising
Jose Canseco on the Case: 'MLB Has a Hall of Famer Who's Used’
Steve Buckley: A Big Blow to Papi's Legacy | Ron Borges: Let's See the Whole List
Bronson Arroyo: What About Me? I Was Using Andro and Amphetamines
Sean McAdam: Steroid Taint Hits Home; Wakeup Call to Red Sox Nation
Gerry Callahan: 'Ortiz Not Just a Cheater, He’s a Greedy Cheater'
Howard Bryant: Faith Unrewarded for Your Boston Red Sox
Gammons on ESPN: Sox Are 'Tainted to a Degree'
Jay Mariotti: Ortiz Biggest of Frauds as Stench Lingers
Advertising Deals Likely to Walk Off in Papi Scandal
Ortiz Expected to Star in Southwest Airlines 'Gotta Get Away?' Spot
Any John_W_Henry Tweets? .... Crickets ...

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"You want more information, I'm pretty sure you guys got the phone number to the union. Call the union, and they can explain that to you guys. ... Me and David, we're like two mountains. We're going to keep playing the game, and we're going to keep doing good. We're trying to move forward; that's the key here." -- Manny Ramirez checking in from St. Louis tonight

"[My name] better not be on it, or there’s going to be lawsuits... When and if that list comes out, I’ll be able to determine what that [2004 Red Sox World Series] championship means to me.” -- Old friend Johnny Damon weighs in with his infinite wisdom

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


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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