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FOR THE RECORD
February 20, 2012
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February 20, 2012

For The Record

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During an interview with WBZ NewsRadio, that he was under the influence of cocaine for roughly "two thirds" of the games he pitched in the majors, former Red Sox, Expos and Rangers righthander Dennis (Oil Can) Boyd. Speaking about his upcoming autobiography, They Call Me Oil Can, the righthander with a 78--77 record over 10 seasons estimated that he "would have won 150 ball games" had he more often just gone to bed instead of taking drugs, which, he claimed, often remained in his system while he was on the mound. Boyd (above) clarified, however, that he "wasn't doing anything that hundreds of ballplayers weren't doing at the time," adding that he was never drug-tested during his career.

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