Following a five-day suspension -- and an accompanying 11-day exile from the Red Sox starting rotation because of it -- Ryan Dempster returns to the mound Friday night.
When Ryan Dempster beaned Alex Rodriguez early in a game between the Red Sox and the Yankees last week, some assumed the right-hander was acting in the name of all of the clean players in baseball
It's the most talked-about sports topic in Boston in recent weeks: Ryan Dempsters plunking Alex Rodriguez.
And The Sports Hub's Rob Hardy is tired of this whole charade.
LOS ANGELES - Only one more game, Ryan Dempster joked Sunday, and his five-game exile from the Red Sox will be over.