Following last season's disastrous late-season collapse rumors swirled that players on the Red Sox were drinking beer in the clubhouse and even during games. That won't be a problem during the upcoming season, as new manager, Bobby Valentine, has officially banned alcohol from the Red Sox clubhouse.
"The rules are not to embarrass themselves or the team, the community, their teammates," Valentine said. "I don't think that's a new rule. That's a longstanding rule of life. There's no beer in the clubhouse and no beer on the last leg of road trips."
Long-time Red Sox, David Ortiz, endorsed the rule.
"We're not here to drink," Ortiz said. "We're here to play baseball. You know what I'm saying? This ain't no bar."