Sox put booze on ice

With alcohol banned in clubhouse, let's hope it resurfaces as postseason champagne

Updated: February 26, 2012, 12:10 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Boston Red Sox sustained their first casualty of spring Saturday, the first day of full squad workouts.


So much for that sign on the center field video board in JetBlue Park advising, "Grab some Buds." Any Sox player so inclined no longer can do so, not while he's on the clock.

With Sox ownership and general manager Ben Cherington looking on, manager Bobby Valentine announced at a morning team meeting that all alcohol was banned from the clubhouse. ...

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