Originally written on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 11/2/14
You have to wonder just how much longer the Red Sox are going to put up with the antics of relief pitcher Alfredo Aceves. He wore out his welcome with the Yankees in 2010. There were the much-publicized conflicts with former manager Bobby Valentine in 2012. Earlier this spring, there was the live batting practice session that featured Aceves basically lobbing pitches, to the point where new manager John Farrell had to pull the tempestuous pitcher aside and basically ask him what in heaven's name he was doing. The highlight of his participation with Mexico in the World Baseball Classic appears to be his involvement in a hockey-style brawl between Mexico and Canada.Yesterday Aceves (seen being restrained by catcher Ryan Lavarnway) hit Tampa second baseman Sean Rodriguez in the 5th inning with a pitch he said was just a splitter that got away. On the surface it might appear to be just another batter who got in the way of a pitch. With Alfredo Aceves, however, there's always...
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