Now Make the Indians an Offer for Coco They Can't Refuse
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Gentlemen: Does Bronson Know That the
Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame is in Cleveland?
Hey Theo, Get Coco.
Sox Still Making Crisp Effort
"Also yesterday, there were ongoing conversations between the Sox and Indians aimed at bringing outfielder Coco Crisp to Boston. The deal, according to a major league source, probably would cost the Sox top prospect Andy Marte and probably would include multiple players changing sides." -- 1.20.06, Chris Snow, Boston Globe
Olney: Political Power Struggle
"After all, it was Henry who said in November that Epstein would not be returning to the Red Sox, and then indicated last Saturday that Theo was not part of the organization, which must have been a big surprise to those who had actually talked to Epstein on the phone since the New Year while under the impression that he spoke for the Red Sox.
"What we do know is that this entire episode has been much less complicated than portrayed. Forget all the heart-wrenching stories about needing life outside of baseball and the love of privacy, and ignore all the posturing that has come out of many corners of Fenway Park (Many within the Red Sox hierarchy are Democrats -- and for the purpose of full disclosure, I lean left myself -- and they are in no position to complain about the White House spin machine now, considering how much whirling they've done since Oct. 31).
"This has been a good ol' fashioned power struggle between two extraordinary politicians, nothing more, nothing less." -- 01.20.06, Buster Olney, ESPN Insider blog (by subscription)