Since this morning's revelation, Indians' pitcher Paul Byrd has defended his HGH purchases, asserting it was for a tumor on his pituitary gland. Oh sure, Byrdo, that's what all the veteran control pitchers say. Blame it on a tumor. Did Jon Lester blame it on a tumor? Hell no!
To make things more interesting, there's a very real chance Byrd will come out of the bullpen if Jake Westbrook, how shall we say, "Carmonalizes" in the first trimester. We may also have special appearances by Josh Beckett, Coco Crisp, Joe Borowski, Mo Vaughn, Eric Plunk, John Henry Williams, Roger Dorn, Dick Pole, Max Patkin, and Crispus Attucks. I doubt we'll see Dane Cook, though. He looks busy.
I think I can stay up to watch this entire game. No, honestly. After a full day of college football on Saturday, NFL this afternoon, and photoshopping a sock onto Jason Varitek's hand, there's no question I can ... muster ... the ... ... *collapse*
Byrd: HGH Was For Serious Condition [Yahoo! Sports]