For two years, I've been hoping that Kim gets his head straightened out and helps the team, but it's pretty clear that will never happen. ... Theo Epstein: "It's a mystery. It has us totally befuddled." ... Tito: "I think he can do it. I'm not sure he wants to do it here."
Tony Massarotti writes that Kim "is a virtual non-entity these days ... there has been nary a hint of suggestion that Kim will be with the Red Sox when the regular season begins in two weeks. By then, Kim almost certainly will have been traded, perhaps to Colorado or Milwaukee ..."
Curt Schilling is scheduled to make his first spring start Monday, pitching two innings in a minor league intrasquad game. If all goes well, he might pitch Friday against the Twins. ... Gordon Edes sets the record straight on the Radatz/Mantle stats and interviews Jose Antonio, executive director of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, who likens the current hysteria over steroids in baseball to "Reefer Madness."
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