Breaking Silence By Saying Nothing

BDD Photo Illustration / Steve Garberg
(BDD Photo Illustration / Steve Garberg)

1. Deny
2. Stick to the Phony Storyline
3. Blame the Whistleblowers
4. Spout Cliches
5. Take It to the Grave

"If we would have pitched better, none of that stuff would have been an issue. It shouldn’t be an issue anyways, because what goes on in the clubhouse should stay in the clubhouse. I don’t care who says that or whatever. I’m not saying we don’t make mistakes in the clubhouse… What goes on in the clubhouse, it’s supposed to stay in the clubhouse." -- Josh Beckett, not exactly accountable or contrite

Beckett Speaks, Says Nothing Real as Usual
Thinks What Happens in Clubhouse Is None of Your Business
A Tale of Two Youks ...

Youk in October: "When things like this happen, in a town like this that is so passionate about their baseball, they want answers. And sometimes there is no answer for it. And we can sit around and make up as much stories as you want and say it was this, it was that, this person did this..." -- Kevin Youkilis before everyone else fessed up

Youk in January: "[The Red Sox] didn’t have the best vibe in the clubhouse... It was very different. It was noticeable early, but when you win, winning heals all the wounds. But we definitely didn’t have the right attitude in a lot of ways. We were worrying about things that we shouldn’t have been worrying about and not playing the game of baseball." -- Kevin Youkilis after everyone else fessed up

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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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