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:

Hanley enjoying his return > Victorino slowly getting up to speed > Ramirez fitting right in > Manuel Margot in stars in Salem

Boston Herald:

Pablo Sandoval struggles against lefties continues > Buchholz says he's sorry for the effort > Red Sox doing more right than wrong > Miley put Sox in hole

ProJo:

Brentz walkoff helps PawSox win at McCoy > Marrero more aggressive > Vic ready to make impact > Workman receives PRP injection

NY Post:

The latest way ESPN ruined Sunday Night Baseball > Girardi dusts off Mike Stanley story for Jeter's panicked replacement > Yankees all-in on Carlos Beltran, and that's a problem

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