Anybody who said that the game is being reported the same now as it was a few years ago isn't correct. ... In terms of reacting to the web, I think reporters have become better overall because of the pressure put on by those who don't have credentials. More and more people are analyzing and dissecting the game for public consumption, which wasn't the case until recently. There are more checks and balances than ever before, and in the end that is a good thing ...Rob does not believe the Sox will pick up Manny Ramirez's option for 2009.