Originally posted on Boston Red Thoughts  |  Last updated 1/25/12
Holy Buckets! After so many years of stone-faced JD Drew, can I just tell you how nice it will be to have a passionate player manning right field? Yay! But can I just tell you how incredibly stupid I think it was for the Sox to trade Marco Scutaro, who would have made a measly $6 million dollars in 2012 to “free up payroll” Not only was he one of the most productive players in the horribleness that was last September, he stepped up and played hurt…and he is also, very quietly, one of the better shortstops in the game…But at least he won’t have to deal with Bobby Valentine… Because, really, is $6 million dollars matter in a payroll of nearly $200 million? And I reallyREALLY hope that “all this savings” goes somewhere USEFUL, like a starter, cause the Sox kinda need one of those… And what I find pretty amusing (and more than a little sad) are the folks that think that, now that Scutaro is gone, the Sox are going to go out and get Hanley Ramirez. Not only does me make almost twice ...
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