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 end losing streak > Shaughnessy: Debunking myths about the 2014 Red Sox > Cherington: Everyone needs to get better

Boston Herald:

Ortiz, Red Sox bats break out to end losing streak > Buchholz still bewildered > Memory loss haunting Red Sox


Lester was once a good hitter, now heading toward dubious record > Travis Shaw brings hot bat to Pawtucket > Ranaudo shines > Betts not a candidate for Boston, yet

NY Post:

St. Louis lets Ozzie Smith bid Jeter goodbye > Yanks prevail in extras again > Nonsense leads off in MLB broadcasts > Beltran elbow on mend

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