Found July 06, 2014 on Larry Brown Sports:
Nelson Cruz had a huge night for the Baltimore Orioles in their 7-4 win over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. Cruz went 5-for-5 including a homer, single and double of Red Sox starting pitcher John Lackey. When Lackey was asked about Cruz’s performance after the game, he conveniently hinted at Cruz’s history of […]

David Ortiz tells MLB Network to shove it after PED comments

David Ortiz was not happy that his name came up in connection with the John Lackey-Nelson Cruz PED comments, and he let the media know about it. Lackey was roped by Nelson Cruz and the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday and voice his displeasure over being hit hard by a guy who was suspended last year […]

John Lackey conveniently brings up Nelson Cruz's PED use

On Saturday, John Lackey and Nelson Cruz opposed each other in the second game of a doubleheader between the Red Sox and Orioles.Cruz had himself a fine game after slugging a home run, tying him with Jose Abreu for the MLB lead at 27, and smashing a couple of doubles.After the game, Lackey was not happy about being hit around by a player who was once suspended for his ties to performance...

Red Sox pitcher John Lackey on Orioles star Nelson Cruz: 'I've got nothing to say about him'

Nelson Cruz’s five-hit night helped send Red Sox right-hander John Lackey to an early exit in the Orioles’ 7-4 win over Boston in the nightcap of the teams’ doubleheader, but after the game, Lackey didn't have much positive to say about Cruz. Cruz was 3-for-3 with a double and homer off Lackey. He doubled and singled off Lackey in his first two at-bats of the game, then...

Nelson Cruz: David Ortiz Tried To Recruit Me To Red Sox Over Offseason

BOSTON — Nelson Cruz was there for the taking last offseason. The Red Sox didn’t pull the trigger. Cruz ultimately signed with the Baltimore Orioles in free agency, kicking off what has been a very productive year for the veteran slugger. However, Cruz told on Sunday that David Ortiz reached out to him about potentially signing with the Red Sox before landing with the...

John Lackey Rips Nelson Cruz for PEDs

  Some MLB PED users are quicky forgotten, while other reputations are forever destroyed. Boston Red Sox pitcher John Lackey finally provided a blunt opinion from a current player, trying his best to ensure everyone remembers the cheaters. Lackey was shelled in the second game of Saturday’s doubleheader against Baltimore, who received a 5-for-5 showing from Nelson Cruz. Yes...

O's skipper responds to Lackey's talk

Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter responded to Boston Red Sox pitcher John Lackey's loud "no comment" on slugger Nelson Cruz after Saturday night's game, telling ESPN Radio that "everybody needs to make sure that their own backyard is clean." Cruz went 5-for-5 Saturday night in the second game of a doubleheader, helping the Orioles beat Lackey...

Red Sox Lackey on Nelson Cruz: “I’ve got nothing to say about him”

  Photo: When Red Sox pitcher, John Lackey, talked to reporters following Saturday’s 7-4 loss to the Baltimore Orioles, he was asked about the O’s Nelson Cruz. Cruz, just had a monster night going 3 for 3 on Lackey (a single, double and home run) en route to a 5 hit night. Lackey’s comments were simple and straight to the point. He said: I’m not even going to comment...

WATCH: Orioles use 3 home runs in 11th inning to drop Nationals

Last night was the beginning of the infamous “Battle of the Beltway” series between the Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals. It seemed to be a pitchers duel between Chris Tillman and Stephen Strasburg until Nelson Cruz did what Nelson Cruz does, hits home runs. Cruz delivered a two-run shot in the fourth to put the Orioles up 2-0. But then two innings later, Anthony Rendone...

Orioles nab 3 strarters in the All-Star game

Photo: The Baltimore Orioles make up one-third of the AL starting line-up in this years All-Star game. Matt Wieters led the way in votes for cather, however he will be unable to play due to Tommy John Surgery. Outfielder Adam Jones and designated hitter Nelson Cruz join the squad as well. Nelson Cruz leads the majors in home runs and rbi’s up to this point....

After Ubaldo Jimenez's shaky start, Nelson Cruz stars in Orioles' 7-4, comeback victory vs. Boston

Midway through the nightcap of their twin bill against the Red Sox on Saturday, the Orioles were in danger of dropping the doubleheader and losing their hold on first place in the American League East. But after a 7-4 win over the Red Sox in which the Orioles came from behind to score five unanswered runs and shut down Boston with 5 1/3 strong innings from the bullpen, the music...

John Lackey Got Shelled By Nelson Cruz, Brought Up His PED Suspension From Last Year

Nelson Cruz got in John Lackey's head after going 3-3 off him with a 2B and HR. Lackey retaliated after by bringing up his PED suspension.

Orioles’ Offense Too Much For Red Sox Pitching In Game 2 Of Doubleheader

The Baltimore Orioles have one of the American League’s most talented and deepest lineups, and that was evident in their 7-4 victory in Game 2 of Saturday’s day/night doubleheader at Fenway Park. After struggling to score just two runs in a 3-2 loss in the afternoon, the Orioles bats woke up in the nightcap with 16 hits and two home runs. Chris Davis was the only Baltimore starter...

David Ortiz on PED talk: ‘I don’t get no free pass’

Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz took issue Monday with commentators from the MLB Network for bringing his name up when discussing performance-enhancing drugs and saying he got a “free pass” in the Biogenesis investigation. Ortiz’s teammate, pitcher John Lackey, made a comment about Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz and his 50-game suspension last season for...

Sox Lose Series Finale With O’s in Extras

The Red Sox split the doubleheader and had a chance to take the series if they won the game on Sunday.  The Sox had a big rally to tie the game in the 7th inning, but were unable to get the go ahead run and fell to the O’s in the 12th inning. Jake Peavy took the mound for the Sox and was looking to get his first win in a while.  Peavy has not had a winning decision in his last...

Red Sox-Orioles Live: John Lackey Starts In Game 2 Of Doubleheader

The Boston Red Sox will aim for back-to-back victories in Game 2 of their Saturday doubleheader against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park. Boston won the first game 3-2 behind eight stellar innings from starting pitcher Jon Lester. Red Sox closer Koji Uehara picked up the win after Jonathan Herrera won the game in the bottom of the ninth inning with a walk-off pinch hit single...
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