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Red Sox are masters of baseball’s universe by Gene Wojciechowski at ESPN
They are the Roman Empire of the postseason…
Boston Sweeps World Series Again by Tyler Kepner at the NY Times
…Red Sox figure to be built on young pitching for years to come. Curt Schilling and Tim Wakefield are at the end of their contracts, but Josh Beckett, Daisuke Matsuzaka and Lester are all under 28 years old, and the rookie Clay Buchholz, who threw a no-hitter in September, was not even on the postseason roster.
Rookies Don’t Have to Wait for a Title by Jack Curry at the NY Times
The Red Sox have talented players, they have the resources to support the second-highest payroll in baseball and they have intelligent executives. Those factors have combined to make the Red Sox, who have a blend of high-priced veterans and low-priced youngsters, a team that could and should be perennial contenders..
Rodriguez Is a Bauble a Champion Doesn’t Need by Selena Roberts in the NY Times (Or if you get the paper No Adorement Needed in Boston)
The Red Sox don’t need A-Rod. They need Lowell. They don’t need an unnecessary luxury item to flaunt. They already possess World Series rings
Does A-Rod go along for the Red Sox’s ride? by Evan Grant atthe Dallas Morning News
The Red Sox must decide if their burgeoning dynasty can survive with Alex Rodriguez.
The Best writes Dan Shaughnessy at the Globe
Exclamation Point Added writes Bob Ryan
Sox are Kings of the Diamond writes Gordon Edes
It’s Never Been Better Than This for Sox Fans by Sean McAdam