The Boston Red Sox hosted its annual ôChristmas At Fenwayö event over the weekend, but as far as Red Sox Nation is concerned, Christmas arrived at Fenway Park today. In the aftermath of the NY Yankees' acquisition of Curtis Granderson, Red Sox co-owner Larry Lucchino and GM Theo Epstein talked about building a bridge to the futureùsuggesting the Red Sox may not be active in the free agent market (or in trade talks) as the team awaited the development of its young prospects. The Boston media excoriated the Red Sox for their declarations. Writers like Boston Globe naysayer Dan Shaughnessy lambasted the Sox front office for reaching into the pockets of Red Sox Nation while talking about ôa bridge to the future.ö Some Boston media types (myself included) declared we should be patientùtha ...
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