Not the $42 Million Question But ...

Not the $42 Million Question But ...

12.17.04 - El Toro, Dominican Republic - Sox prospect Hanley Ramirez practices the Manny Ramirez double point at the Red Sox Academy.

(Boston Globe Staff Photo / Stan Grossfeld)

Will Trading Away the National League Rookie-of-the-Year Shortstop Prove to Be as Foolish as Letting Johnny Damon
Go to the Yankees to Save a Few Bucks?

Only 'Home Run King' Josh Beckett
Can Answer That Question Next Season

Hanley Was Home Grown

2005: Hanley in Portland with fans

(BDD Photo / Bill Chapman)

And Now the Sox May Be Forced to Settle for Julio Lugo

"I'm so happy. I want to thank each one of my teammates, because every day they gave me the energy to play in the big leagues... Nobody was talking about winning Rookie of the Year in the clubhouse. No egos." -- 11.13.06, Hanley Ramirez, the former future of the Boston Red Sox

Mnookin: More Food for Thought: Rookie of the Year Awards

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Boston Globe:

Rodriguez looks like the steal deal > Despite effort by Rodriguez, Red So fall > Tazawa has come a long way, on and off field

Boston Herald:

Lauber: Eduardo Rodriguez showing Red Sox he's special > PawSox start looms large for Masterson


Rodriguez gem wasted > Chili Davis doesn't want to turn Red Sox into free-swingers > Red Sox draft catcher in third round

NY Post:

How Mariano Rivera has influenced Yankees' top pick > Why starting rotation could be a big Yankees' strength

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