Tuesday, February 21, 2006
SIDE SHOW MANNY STRIKES AGAIN
Manny goes down the only road Sox fans have ever known...The road that leads to divisiveness and dissent.
For Manny, causing headaches for management is an annual rite of passage. He just decides to start trouble a little earlier this season.
Red Sox spoiled player punching bag Terry Francona, On Manny missing the understood Red Sox reporting date:
"'Manny called me last night, and we spoke about how I feel about things and how he feels about things,' Francona said. 'I've got to be honest with you, a lot of it is personal because it was a personal phone call. But we have had good communication between Manny and his agent and [general manager] Theo [Epstein] and me, and in a perfect world, every player shows up Thursday. "
Another 48 Hours With Manny Ramirez
The question now is whether Ramirez will still play for the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic. If that is the case, Ramirez would be with the Red Sox for just two days before reporting to Orlando to start training with the Dominican team.
But Don't Worry, Sox Fans. Manny is busy getting ready to play in...