John Lackey Yells At Bum

Cubs starter John Lackey’s only mistake in the second game of Wednesday’s doubleheader against San Diego was hanging a curveball for Christian Bethancourt, who clobbered it for the game-winning solo shot in the fifth inning. Lackey’s anger culminated in him yelling, “You better fucking run!” at the Padres catcher as…

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Pitchers Hooked On Beer, Fried Chicken, And Video Games! Francona On Pills! The Boston Globe's Version Of The 2011 Red Sox Collapse

It took two weeks, but the Boston Globe has produced the definitive grisly autopsy of the 2011 Boston Red Sox meltdown, and it's lurid, all right. (You'll recall that the team collapsed in epic fashion and missed the playoffs.) The Globe's story is full of drink and drugs and player grousing, but the story's existence…

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