Can Red Sox afford not to spend?
Team's approach this offseason could set course for years to come
Before the opening game of the final series between the Red Sox and Yankees, Theo Epstein and I sat in the visitors dugout at Yankee Stadium, and a position of mine caught his attention.
I told him I felt a major reason for the Red Sox's success during his time as general manager stemmed from his and the John Henry ownership group's refusal to concede the accepted market advantages -- available free agents, international players, trade possibilities or adding payroll -- to the Yankees, while ...
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