Found February 18, 2013 on NESN.com:
Alfredo Aceves is an interesting player and an even more interesting human. But while the pitcher’s zany antics often leave the Red Sox scratching their heads, the club must not lose sight of the fact that Aceves has the potential to play an important role this season. Aceves, who clashed with former Sox manager Bobby Valentine last season, has a reputation of being someone who marches to the beat of a different drummer. His demeanor is rather unusual, as are his actions, and he has found himself in hot water with the team on a few separate occasions. It’s really not all that surprising that he’s already in new skipper John Farrell‘s dog house, although Sunday’s strange incident has certainly refueled the debate about whether or not Aceves is worth the headache that sometimes comes with dealing with his behavior. Rather than going all out on the mound during a live batting practice session on Sunday like he was supposed to, Aceves lobbed his pitches when facing Jarrod Saltalamacchia...
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