I do not share the current fascination with acquiring Adrian Gonzalez or Roy Halladay, or for signing free agent Matt Holliday for that matter. For the life of me, I don’t understand the reason most fans, media members and pundits are drinking the Steinbrenner Kool-Aid. Memo to Red Sox Nation: Got milk? Good. Then drink it, and leave the Kool-Aid alone. The prescription for fixing what ails the Red Sox roster does NOT begin with emptying the roster and farm system of all of its young talent. THAT is a prescription for disaster, a la the NY Yankees of George Steinbrenner throughout most of the 1980s and early-1990s. The Red Sox organization will NEVER be able to compete with the Yankees on a dollar-for-dollar basis. Boston does not have the population base of New York City. Boston wil ...
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