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Red Sox Have A Leg Up On The Yankees, For Now

Published by on December 15, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

The Boston Red Sox have the lead, so to speak in the American League East.

Yesterday, sources from ESPN and FOXsports.com reported the Boston Red Sox are close to signing long time Anaheim Angels ace John Lackey to a five-year deal worth $85 million. Lackey adds a fierce intensity to win, something that will fit on club always looking for the leg up on its competition. This signing will also solidify a rotation that seemed, can we say normal, last year.

The Yankees made huge deals prior to the 2009 campaign, deals that cost them nearly $430 million on two starters, and a first baseman. Those signings enabled the Yankees to celebrate their 27th World Cham...

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