Whispers wandered around the web earlier this week that the New York Yankees had called the Chicago Cubs to inquire about the availability of the Cubs' ace, Carlos Zambrano. A lot has been written already about that potential marriage, so I won't waste a lot of space on it other than to mention it as a foundation for the discussion I'm about to begin. Who hates the Yankees? Okay, everyone outside of New York. But the hatred is especially deep in Boston, where the rival Red Sox watched the Bronx Bombers spend a billion dollars to buy a World Series championship in 2009. So, in an effort to compete with the Yankees incredible rotation, Boston GM Theo Epstein added John Lackey to the Red Sox rotation this winter already, and improved his outfield defense by adding Mike Cameron as a free agent ...
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