Originally written January 25, 2013 on RedSoxLife:
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Life is good in Boston. Pedro Martinez and Jason Varitek have re-signed and everyone is hopeful for 2007. Wait, I've heard that line before. Well, although its 2013, Pedro and Varitek are both being signed by Boston, but this time it is as Special Assistants to the General Manager. While we fans are excited to see two legends come back and help their old team, what will this mean for the players? 1) New Dirt-Dog Blood in the Front Office Jason Varitek is known and respected throughout the league as player with great insight into the game. While his resume may not have any managerial experience on it, Varitek is hopeful he can learn as much as he can while in his new role. I’m going to be involved in a lot of different areas to learn a lot of different things. Everything from meetings to player development and things along those lines,” he said. “I don’t think there’s any one thing. I’m trying to learn what I don’t know and what I can help with and what I need to learn where may...
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