On Nomar's heel injury: 'I asked him, 'How's the heel?' [Nomar] said, 'Great.' I said, 'Great? A couple of days ago you said you had serious concerns.' He said, 'That was then. It's great now.' Maybe that was a medical assessment. An injury like that does go up and down. But I was puzzled by that. I said I was a little puzzled.' Was Nomar trying to stick it to the Sox?: 'I'm not going to go there,' Lucchino said. 'That calls for too much speculation on my part.'
Sox CEO Larry Lucchino
On Nomar's heel injury: "I asked him, 'How's the heel?' [Nomar] said, 'Great.' I said, 'Great? A couple of days ago you said you had serious concerns.' He said, 'That was then. It's great now.' Maybe that was a medical assessment. An injury like that does go up and down. But I was puzzled by that. I said I was a little puzzled."

Was Nomar trying to stick it to the Sox?: "I'm not going to go there," Lucchino said. "That calls for too much speculation on my part."
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