Thursday, July 30, 2009

(Most) Red Sox Fans Can Eat A Fat One

This is a day that many of us Yankee fans have been hoping for and knew was coming for a long time. I am taking great pleasure in this. I am loving every second of it. As the title of this post says, Red Sox fans can eat a fat one.

Red Sox fans crack me up. I love how they're dismissing the NY Times report about Manny and Ortiz being named on the list of positive tests from 2003. I've seen comments online like, "this isn't proof of anything," and "I'd like more more proof than some lawyers saying this," and "this is nothing more than hearsay," and my personal favorite, "using in 2003 doesn't mean they used in 2004." Blah blah blah blah blah. Your boys got busted, plain and simple.

I didn't hear any of you making statements like this when A-Rod's name was first leaked. You jumped all over us. Now that the shoe is on the other foot, you're singing a different tune. That's pretty weak. Unlike A-Rod, I'll bet that Ortiz doesn't step forward and admit to anything. He'll probably blame it on tainted GNC products or something. Sadly, you'll probably all believe him. He'll never admit it though. I'll give props to Alex for stepping up and "admitting" to it, even if it wasn't the whole story and may have included a few lies. At least he came out and gave the public something. All we'll probably get from Ortiz is "no comment."

This isn't a big shock to those of us outside of RSN. I can't believe that many of you were dumb enough to think the Sox clubhouse was clean. Right now, I am laughing in your faces. I've heard of wearing rose-colored glasses, but you guys took it to a whole new level. Your team is no different than ours. Except for the fact that the face of our franchise wasn't busted. Ouch. Red Sox Nation has been shaken to its very core. It's as if an atomic bomb was dropped in the middle of Fenway Park.

Sox fans deserve to have this thrown back in their faces. They deserve every second of it for all of the sanctimonious BS they've thrown our way since Giambi first admitted his use. It's worth mentioning that this doesn't apply to ALL Red Sox fans. I hate to lump the good ones in the bad ones as there are some good ones out there but they are few and far between. Some of them actually get it. The Yankee fanbase is the same way. Just own up to the fact that your team is no different than the Yankees when it comes to juicing. Both teams were using. Deal with it.

Here's how it's going to go. Red Sox fans can no longer act all sanctimonious when it comes to their team and steroids. Red Sox fans can no longer say anything about Jason Giambi robbing them of the making it to the 2003 World Series. Red Sox fans can no longer say anything about A-Rod. Red Sox fans can no longer point to the Mitchell Report as evidence of their clean clubhouse. That report is turning out to be a heaping pile of you-know-what. Red Sox fans can no longer chant "You used steroids" or any other steroid-themed chant at anyone. Sox fans can no longer say the Yankees championships of the late 90s were won on steroids without saying that about their 2004 and 2007 titles. No more calling A-Rod "A-Roid." No more calling Roger Clemens "Roidger." No more steroid-related nicknames. You guys got it? Commit this to memory because you guys no longer have the right to do any of it. Ever.

Despite taking great pleasure in this, it would be nice if we could find a way to put this whole steroid mess behind us. When these big names get leaked it just makes baseball's black eye bigger. So please release the list of who tested positive and get it over with already. Maybe once it comes out we can move on. Let's just get it over and done with.

Peace, love and Pinstripes,



KG said...

Well, it did come out in the New York media, so has to be a little fishy, to say the least. Anyway, Andy Petitte will be on the mound tonight so you guys can choke on that, as you did in 2004, no PEDs involved. If Dave Roberts shows up on the list, let us know.

Good luck in winning a 21st century championship!

Anonymous said...

KG -- the NY Times owns a share of the Red Sox, you chowderhead. Keep your quahog clammed up.

J-Boogie said...

Thanks for pointing that out anonymous. And KG, you can try to talk smack all you want, but your comment does nothing for me, except that it makes me lump you in with the douchebag Sox fans and not the good ones.

New York Yankees Blog said...

Agrees. KG is a total douche bag of a fan. What goes around comes around and now I am just waiting to hear and read sox fans excuses as why it is okay for papi and manny to juice it up and not A-Rod.