An Historic Night

Sports agent Scott Boras is the center of attention as he is surrounded by the media upon his arrival at Major League Baseball's general managers meetings Tuesday Nov. 4, 2008 in Dana Point, Calif.
(BDD Photo Illustration)

Boras Upstages Obama Speech By Saying the
Most Incredible Things About Jason Varitek

Agent Pinocchio Tries to Use Posada As a Starting Point for The Shell of 'Tek

"You aren't going to have many catchers with those performance levels -- a 60 percent winning percentage on a franchise which has won two championships, caught four no-hitters. I can go on and on... The idea of it is there aren't many players in the marketplace who lead a team like Jason Varitek can, and that's got to be his value... I'd have to take exception to the ["down year"] terminology based on his assignment, which was 70-80 percent defensive. The Red Sox won 60 percent of their games when he caught." -- 11.04.08, Scott Boras with a straight face, but a very long nose

Survey: Do You Think 'Tek is Worth 4 Years at $52 Million?
If You Thought Boras's Speech Was Good, Wait Until 'The Book' Comes Out


This Just In ...

BDD -- Barbara Gets the Bad News
(Jim Davis / Boston Globe File)

Schilling Shares the Election Results with Barbara Bush ...
And Breaks It Down for the Rest of Us

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Boston Globe:

Red Sox agree to deal with Pierzynski > Sox non-tender Bailey, Kalish > Sox face arbitration decisions

Boston Herald:

Sox set Bailey, Kalish free > Doug Fister dealt to Nats > White Sox agree to 1-year contract with C Flowers

ProJo:

Pierzynski reaches deal with Red Sox > Kalish, Bailey non-tendered > Mike Napoli still ideal at first base > Middlebrooks, Red Sox both looking for improvement

NY Post:

Cashman pessimistic on Yankees re-signing Cano > Report: A-Rod called PEDs 'Food'

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