Skip to content

Sox to hold Lackey and Cameron press conferences today

Dec 16, 2009, 9:35 AM EDT

If you want to hear some ballplayers say things like “I just want to help the ballclub” and “I knew that coming to Boston meant a chance to win,” you can tune into NESN or the MLB Network later today: Mike Cameron will have his press conference at 11:30 Eastern. Lackey meets the press at 1:30.

We should make a drinking game out of it. I’m not that good at those things, but I’ll offer this: the first time a reporter asks one of these guys — each of whom has been around the league a long time, have played in big cities, and have considerable playoff experience — a question that implies that they’re not really prepared to play in Red Sox-Yankees games, everybody chug.

  1. lar @ wezen-ball - Dec 16, 2009 at 9:45 AM

    The guys at Fenway West bring up a good point ( what number will Mike Cameron claim as his own today? In the past, he’s worn #44 (Jason Bay’s number) and #25 (Mike Lowell’s number). Both of those guys are presumably gone, but neither is official. Will Cameron get one of those numbers, choose a different number, or just pretend to choose a different number until they both are officially gone?

    Granted, it’s not all that big of a deal. But, as we all know, when it comes to the Red Sox, *everything* is a big deal.

  2. hop - Dec 16, 2009 at 11:28 AM

    They might have to bring out a hoveround for Cameron. Its going to be a lot of fun watching him be the strikeout machine he’s always been in baston.

  3. Alex Poterack - Dec 16, 2009 at 4:14 PM

    Cameron ended up with #23. He seems like a guy who isn’t going to make waves about things like that.

Leave Comment

You must be logged in to leave a comment. Not a member? Register now!

Top 10 MLB Player Searches
  1. C. Hamels (5684)
  2. C. Gomez (4646)
  3. T. Tulowitzki (4297)
  4. M. Trout (3877)
  5. J. Cueto (3835)
  1. C. Gonzalez (3611)
  2. A. Rodriguez (3581)
  3. D. Price (3422)
  4. T. Clippard (3121)
  5. J. Bruce (2968)