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Former Red Sox catcher Victor Martinez
(Alainna Chiklis / Red Sox)

For the Cost of a Striker, the Sox Could Have Kept Their Catcher

Shaughnessy: This One Should Leave Fans Hungry for Answers
Red Sox Fell Short in Martinez Deal
Tigers Sign V-Mart for Just $8 Million More Than Sox Offer
Finn: They Didn't Want Victor Martinez Back, Obviously
The Company Spin: Tito Remains 'Real Confident' Despite Departure
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Two-Thirds of LFC Fans Think January Spending Is Necessary

"Wanting to have Victor in the lineup next April is a no-brainer. When you have to make a decision and you’re talking $40, $45, $50 million, four years down the road, that’s not quite as easy. I respect that." -- Sox manager Terry Francona

BDD is a feature of Boston.com. All posts are by Steve Silva unless otherwise indicated.

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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