For Chicago Cubs GM Jim Hendry, for Texas Rangers GM Jon Daniels, and for free-agent outfielder Marlon Byrd, the last 48 hours have made an interesting, interwoven series of impacts upon the tone and tenor of the MLB offseason. Lost amid the flurry of Monday's higher-profile deals, free-agent outfielder Mike Cameron agreed to a two-year pact with the Boston Red Sox. It may have rated as third-string news on a day that saw three of Major League Baseball's top 20 starting pitchers find new homes, but for the Rangers, the Cubs, and their respective fans, Cameron's signing carries major implications. Hendry wanted Cameron badly and now must re-evaluate the opportunities that remain to fill Chicago's void in center field. Boston outbid the Cubs for two reasons. First, Hendry rema ...
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