On the controversy: 'I believe it's in the Red Sox' best interests to let all this go. Just let it go.' On Boston's offer to Nomar in March: The proposal 'contained a significant amount of deferred money that wouldn't be paid to Nomar until he was 60 or 70. I told them respectfully that I would be in my 80s by then and ... wasn't sure I'd be around to make sure the contract was enforced.' On reports that Nomar injured his heel before spring training: 'Absolutely, positively [expletive]. Totally, unequivocally, positively false.'
Nomar's agent Arn Tellem
On the controversy: "I believe it's in the Red Sox' best interests to let all this go. Just let it go."

On Boston's offer to Nomar in March: The proposal "contained a significant amount of deferred money that wouldn't be paid to Nomar until he was 60 or 70. I told them respectfully that I would be in my 80s by then and ... wasn't sure I'd be around to make sure the contract was enforced."

On reports that Nomar injured his heel before spring training: "Absolutely, positively [expletive]. Totally, unequivocally, positively false."
(Globe Photo)