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 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


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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