Cross Carl Crawford off Rangers' list

December, 8, 2010
12/08/10
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The Rangers met with Carl Crawford's representatives Wednesday for the first time at the Winter Meetings. But they won't be meeting with them Thursday.

Crawford agreed to a seven-year deal worth $142 million with the Red Sox late Wednesday night, ESPNBoston.com confirmed. That takes one of the top free agent hitters off the market. Crawford, 29, hit .307 with 19 homers and 90 RBIs in left field for the Rays in 2010.

The Rangers showed interest in Crawford, but the Red Sox won out. My question: Will this make the Yankees even more desperate to sign Cliff Lee? Stay tuned.

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Adrian Beltre
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RBIA. Beltre 77
RA. Beltre 79
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