'Say it ain't so, Papi'
Manny and Papi tested positive for steroids in '03
, the NYT reports. ... Via Adam
. ... The first person to cite the Curse of the Bambino shall be shot. ...Update
-- ESPN is now officially calling it the 'David Ortiz story.' But lost in the shuffle is Jose Canseco's contention earlier this spring
that Manny was likely on the 2003 MLB list. Canseco also theorized one of the reasons other teams didn't show much interest in Manny was because of the list. ... I may be wrong, but I recall a Sox management type denying, after Manny was suspended earlier this year, that there was prior evidence of Manny taking banned drugs. ... Others
reported on Canseco's remarks earlier this spring.Update II
-- I changed the wording in the first update. Canseco wasn't talking about the lack of interest in 2003. He apparently was talking about last year. My mistake.