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Buck Showalter responds Sunday to John Lackey's comments about Nelson Cruz
Buck Showalter responds Sunday to John Lackey's comments about Nelson Cruz

BOSTON -- A day after Boston Red Sox right-hander John Lackey made pointed remarks about Orioles slugger Nelson Cruz, Orioles manager Buck Showalter tactically fired back at the Red Sox before Sunday’s series finale at Fenway Park. Asked about Cruz on Saturday, Lackey said: “I’ve got nothing to say about him. … You guys forget pretty conveniently about stuff,” referring to Cruz serving a 50-game suspension last season for his involvement in the Biogenesis performance-enhancing drugs scandal while playing for the Texas Rangers. Cruz said before Sunday’s game that he didn’t know about Lackey’s comments, but he said he has become used to...

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