Lack to the Future

John Lackey may be heading to Boston
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Do the Sox Plan to Strong-Arm the Yankees?
Or Is Getting Lackey Key to Solving the Lack of Offense?

Reports: Red Sox, John Lackey Agree to 5-Year Deal
So What's the Next Move to Address the Offense?
Say It Ain't So, Clay: Is This The End of The Buchholz Era in Boston?
$85 Million Is a Crazy Amount to Pay for a Pitcher. Sincerely, Daisuke Matsuzaka
Theo Couldn't Wrap This Up Before Christmas at Fenway? Sincerely Larry Lucchino
We Haven't Had a Tough-Minded Texan Around Here Since (Gulp) Roger Clemens
I Love This #&@%! Place Now, Sincerely John Lackey
Big John's Had Some Big Games vs. Boston: Game 1 '09 ALCS | '08 Near No-Hitter

“Lot of life on his fastball. Looked like he was moving both ways. Threw enough breaking balls, we had to respect that, and he was able to locate his fastball again in two different directions. He was good. He was real good.’’ -- 10.08.09, Red Sox manager Terry Francona on the performance of John Lackey in Game 1 of the 2009 ALCS

Is Lackey Going to Get It On with Pedro?

"[Monday] night they scored on a broken-bat ground ball and a fly ball that anywhere else in America is an out, and he's [Pedroia] fist-pumping on second base like he did something great." -- 10.07.09, John Lackey on America's most beloved ballpark and second baseman

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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

ProJo:

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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