Update: MLB investigated Schilling's claim in 2008

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Update: MLB investigated Schilling's claim in 2008

Curt Schilling reported the 2008 incident in which a staff member suggested he take human growth hormone to then-Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein, who contacted Major League Baseball and MLB conducted an investigation.

MLB spokesman Pat Courtney confirmed that an investigation took place, but would not divulge its outcome.

Schilling told Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe that he was "kind of mad" Epstein went to MLB, saying, "I was trying to downplay the whole thing because I wasnt playing at the time and I didnt want to cause any problems in the clubhouse". He added: "Had I known Theo was going to report it to MLB, I would have never said anything."

Schilling -- who earlier had said the individual was not uniformed personnel or a member of the Baseball Ops department -- told Abraham it was not former medical director Thomas Gill or former head athletic trainer Paul Lessard.

Moreland, Travis homer to lead Red Sox past Northeastern 9-6 in opener

Moreland, Travis homer to lead Red Sox past Northeastern 9-6 in opener

Mitch Moreland and Sam Travis hit three-run homers and left-hander Brian Johnson started and pitched two scoreless innings to help the Red Sox win their spring training opener, 9-6, over Northeastern University on Thursday in Fort Myers, Fla.

Johnson, who made one spot start in his MLB debut with the Red Sox in 2015 but then was derailed by injuries and anxiety issues last season, struck out three and walked one Thursday. He's expected to start the season at Triple-A Pawtucket, where he went 5-6 with a 4.44 ERA in 15 starts in 2016.

Moreland, the left-handed hitting first baseman signed to a one-year deal after spending his first seven seasons with the Texas Rangers, and Travis, a right-handed hitting first base prospect coming back from knee surgery last season, each hit three-run homers in a six-run third inning.

Pablo Sandoval, attempting to reclaim the third-base job after missing nearly all of last season after surgery on his left shoulder, went 1-for-2 with a double. 

The Red Sox open Grapefruit League play Friday afternoon when they host the New York Mets at JetBlue Park. 

Pedro Martinez talks about one of the greatest games he's ever pitched

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Pedro Martinez talks about one of the greatest games he's ever pitched

CSN baseball analyst Lou Merloni sits down with Pedro Martinez and Red Sox hitting coach Chili Davis to discuss one of Pedro's greatest games. 

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On September 10, 1999 at the height of the Red Sox/Yankees rivalry, Pedro Martinez struck out 17 Yankees in a complete game victory, with the only hit he allowed being a home run to Chili Davis. The two men recall that memorable night in the Bronx, and discuss the state of pitching in 2017.