He is a cheap prick.
In contrast, according to Gordon Edes, this is how Red Sox rehabbers have handled this this year:
Manny Ramirez got a mention on Keith Olbermann’s “Worst Person List” for not treating his minor league teammates to dinner while on rehab assignment. By comparison, Pawtucket broadcaster Dan Hoard lists the meals sprung for by Boston players rehabbing in Triple-A: Jed Lowrie(notes) – P.F. Chang’s; Daisuke Matsuzaka(notes) – sushi one night and P.F. Chang’s another; John Smoltz(notes) – ribs and chicken; Mark Kotsay(notes) – Capital Grille steaks one night and ribs and chicken; Kevin Youkilis(notes) – Ruth’s Chris steaks; Rocco Baldelli(notes) – Capital Grille steaks; Julio Lugo(notes) – Capital Grille steaks