I’ve never made that choice, and I would never make that choice, because I care about my future. That’s just the way I live my life. Drugs, if it is not coming from [Red Sox doctors], I stay away from that stuff.”

Okay, I’ll buy that. But no way in hell he’s not popping some kinda liquid beard enhancers from the Orient. Guy grows facial hair like f@#king Cornelius from the Planet of the Apes.

Also, a spring training game in which Jools pitches but doesn’t dope slap somebody? What the hell’s he waiting for? The thick of a pennant race?

Sorry. I’m just extra irritable after yesterday’s baseball tease. No more new Red Sox games on TV until tomorrow, leaving me to face the cold and snow in an alarmingly Remy-free state.

And I hate that state.