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Bobby Valentine Bans Alcohol From Red Sox Clubhouse

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.

Via Mike Petraglia of WEEI:

"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."

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