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Why Red Sox should target Mauer

Dealing for Twins star not only immediately fills a big void, it's smart business

Updated: November 27, 2012, 8:22 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

The Red Sox front office has pledged to make smarter decisions, which has been widely construed as meaning their free-spending ways are over.

There's a difference, though, between being smart and being cheap, and with the resources that the Red Sox have at their disposal, their fans are entitled to demand big, bold moves this winter. It's not enough merely to trumpet the coming wave of promising young players, like outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr., infielder Xander Bogaerts and ...

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