However, the question remains, what was the primary motive behind the blockbuster deal?
Read: Roche: Blockbuster Was All About Money
The organization was able to save more than a quarter of a billion dollars in future contracts and wash their hands from deals they claim originated when Theo Epstein ran baseball operations for the Red Sox.
Before you start buying exactly what the Sox brass is selling, here are some facts – the Sox knew that Theo had at least one foot out the door when they overpaid Carl Crawford and John Lackey was signed after season ticket holders angrily claimed the ownership was not invested in the product.
Fenway just celebrated its 100th anniversary and was added to the National Register of Historic Places, which gives the organization massive tax credits for any future improvements to the ballpark (something very lucrative to any prospective buyer) "
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