Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 10/25/11
Ben Cherington was named executive vice president and general manager of the Red Sox, the team announced Tuesday. Cherington has been with the Red Sox for the last 13 seasons and 14 seasons overall in Major League Baseball. He has served as the team's senior vice president and assistant general manager since January 2009, working with former GM Theo Epstein on player evaluation, analysis, acquisition and contract negotiations, according to a team news release. "Ben Cherington is one of the youngest 'veterans' in the game of baseball," Red Sox President and CEO Larry Lucchino said in a statement. "He has...

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