Originally written on Boston Red Thoughts  |  Last updated 12/14/11
I was talking with my friend, Paul from Boston, the other day, and he mentioned that he recently saw the Big Guy in the Red Suit, and hoped that he would have the opportunity to tell Santa what he wanted for Christmas this year. Unfortunately, he did not have the chance, so he told me instead… Well Santa: I need an effective RH Power Hitting Right Fielder with a Gun of an arm and GREAT SPEED. I need (2) starting pitchers that are effective and can pitch well in September. I need a BULL PEN. I need a 3rd Baseman that doesn’t get hurt (often)… GO SOX !!!! Paul And let me add to that: Dear Santa: In addition to Paul’s requests, I have some additional items on my list: A catcher who can hit better than his body weight would be super (and, as much as I like the whole Kelly Shoppach signing, he doesn’t fit that bill…) A Closer who is as effective as Papelbon was (most of the time anyway) and a hell of a lot less obnoxious. Carl Crawford to be the player who used to give me FITS when he...
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