According the Providence Journal, Red Sox shortstop Julio Lugo was the only player not with the team for their workout at the Rogers Centre, Thursday evening. Lugo reportedly text messaged Sox manager Terry Francona explaining his absence, evidently not realizing it was mandatory workout. Among the players present for the workout was Aaron Bates, who is expected to be sent down once third baseman Mike Lowell and Friday night's starting pitcher Clay Buchholz are activated.
Four guys, four topics we haven't mentioned today. Mark Sanchez, the Pacers blow it and more.
Kirk's still a jerk, but we want a SWEEP!
The Jerks are joined by another, Jerk Minihane.
They're like a ray of morning sunshine on an otherwise gloomy day.