Lucchino: Teams 'different animals'

Updated: February 22, 2014, 12:55 AM ET
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Not even the first competitive pitch of spring training has been thrown, and the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees are already trading insults through their front offices.

After all, it wouldn't be spring training without Red Sox president Larry Lucchino taking a shot at the team's AL East rival.

Or without the Yankees firing back.

Lucchino didn't drop an "Evil Empire" reference on Friday, but he did discuss what he sees are increasingly divergent paths between the ...

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