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Boston Red Sox's Manny Ramirez


Major League Baseball doesn't like the questions. Lawyers are fighting a congressional committee that is seeking to compel players to testify about steroid use. However, yesterday, Commissioner Bud Selig reversed course and decided to show up. One star ball player got it right from the start. ''I'm a citizen of the United States of America. If I'm required by law to attend a hearing in front of Congress, I will be there," said Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling, explaining why he is agreeing to testify. The ace has said he is in favor of eliminating steroids from the game, but is skeptical about Major League Baseball's ability to properly handle testing.
The baseball world saw how well Alex Rodriguez reacted to getting hit by a Bronson Arroyo [stats, news] breaking ball last summer.This year, we may find out how the Yankees star reacts to a fastball thrown inside by the Red Sox [stats, schedule]' right-hander.Arroyo is working hard this spring locating his fastball on the inner half of the plate against right-handed hitters. While every Arroyo vs. Rodriguez encounter is an event, Arroyo has other batters with which to contend.
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