Loco for Coco?

Are the Sox Loco for Coco?

Coco Crisp on the Jake scoreboard in June 2005

(TechIMO Photo)

Report: Sox May Be Looking to Get Crisp from Cleveland
for 3B Prospect Andy Marte and Reliever Guillermo Mota;
But it May Depend on Where Nomar Ends Up

Nomar's Still Affecting Sox

(AP Photo)

"According to two major league baseball front-office sources, the Red Sox went into last night primed to pull off a deal with Cleveland which would send newly-acquired third baseman Andy Marte and relief pitcher Guillermo Mota to the Indians for outfielder Coco Crisp.

"The trade is reportedly partly contingent on the Indians' ability to sign Garciaparra, a free agent, with the purpose of putting the former Red Sox shortstop in right field. The move would make the 26-year-old Crisp expendable, helping Boston fill a need in either left or center field, depending on the return of Manny Ramirez or Johnny Damon." -- 12.16.05, Rob Bradford, Eagle-Tribune (Rob also walked in Wally's shoes)

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