Afternoon Links and Curt in the Car

A few afternoon links while listening to Curt Schilling call Dan Shaughnessy an “all pro cheap shot writer” during a call-in to WEEI’s Big Show this afternoon…

Alan Greenwood looks at Matt Clement giving the Red Sox their first complete game of the season. Rob Bradford also looks at Clement, who may have changed public perception of himself in just a couple hours. Mike Fine writes that Clement had the whole package yesterday. Win Bates and Ron Chimelis also have articles on the Red Sox righthander. Chimelis also urges fans frustrated with the starts of Manny Ramirez and Edgar Renteria to give them a chance…given their track, they’re bound to return to form. Bates reports on the Brockton Rox signing Dennis “Oil Can” Boyd to a contract for the entire season. Greenwood’s notebook looks at signs of life in Manny’s bat yesterday. Chimelis notebook looks at Terry Francona having to manage a few extra games by virtue of having won the World Series.

As mentioned in the outset, Curt Schilling called into the Big Show this afternoon to address comments about why he has not been speaking to the print media. He mentioned his frustrations with being misquoted, saying: