The Red Sox reacted strongly Tuesday to Buster Olney's description of their clubhouse as "toxic", denying the ESPN report in the strongest possible terms.
"Completely fabricated," said Josh Beckett. "I think people want that to be the case."
Cody Ross called the report "comical," adding, "This is one of the best clubhouses I've ever been in."
"It's stupid," said Jarrod Saltalamacchia.
More to come . . .
Reports from Maureen Mullen and Carolyn Manno.