Red Sox’ Lackey Apologizes For Remark


CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – Red Sox pitcher John Lackey has apologized for a remark he made in regards to the team’s drinking behaviors of last season.

Lackey issued a statement Tuesday evening apologizing for using the word “retarded” when asked about Red Sox pitchers drinking in the clubhouse in a column in Tuesday’s Boston Globe.

“I apologize for my thoughtless choice of words that appeared in print earlier today. I meant no harm, and I am sorry to all I offended,” the statement said.

Toucher & Rich: Lackey At It Again

In an interview with Dan Shaughnessy, Lackey said the following when asked about the reports of drinking beer in the clubhouse during games:

“Guys having a beer after their start has been going on for the last 100 years. This is retarded,” Lackey said.

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