Author Topic: Oil Can Boyd says he was on coke 2/3rds of the time he pitched  (Read 301 times)

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Offline imref

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Oil Can Boyd says he was on coke 2/3rds of the time he pitched:

http://boston.cbslocal.com/2012/02/08/former-red-soxoil-can-boyd-admits-to-pitching-under-influence-of-cocaine/

I can't wait for the Fangraphs piece analyzing his "on coke" vs. "off coke" splits.

Online The Chief

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I made a new thread out of this.  I appreciate the dedication it must have taken to find that old thread, but 2 years is long enough to warrant a new one I think :lol:

Offline imref

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I made a new thread out of this.  I appreciate the dedication it must have taken to find that old thread, but 2 years is long enough to warrant a new one I think :lol:

just searched on "oil can" to see if anyone had posted the story first, then found the old thread.

Offline Minty Fresh

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It would explain why he totally sucked about 1/3 of the time...

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just searched on "oil can" to see if anyone had posted the story first, then found the old thread.

And people say the forum search doesn't work ;)

Offline JCA-CrystalCity

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My first game at Memorial was in 1986. It was the weekend before the all-star game.  Boyd had a very good first half and was not alone in thinking he should have been an all star.  When he did not get named, he had his first MLB level nutty flake out.  Before that, he was just amusing with his sayings and behavoir.  This was his first public problem moment.

Offline Kevrock

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In before MDS.

Coke? Pssh. Doc Ellis did it on acid.


Offline hammondsnats

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[JCA] it's okay.  completely acceptable.  but if he were a yankee he should've been banned [/JCA]

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