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Oil Can says he used cocaine frequently

Updated: February 9, 2012, 7:21 PM ET
ESPNBoston.com

Former Red Sox pitcher Dennis "Oil Can" Boyd revealed in an interview Wednesday that he was under the influence of cocaine in "two-thirds" of the games he pitched and that teammates were aware of it.

Appearing on WBZ NewsRadio to promote his forthcoming autobiography, "They Call Me Oil Can: My Life in Baseball," Boyd said of his cocaine use: "Oh yeah, at every ballpark. There wasn't one ballpark that I probably didn't stay up all night, until 4 or 5 in the morning, and the same thing ...

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