Epstein: Sox 'Going in a Great Direction'

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Epstein: Sox 'Going in a Great Direction'
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Cubs president of baseball operations and former Red Sox GM Theo Epstein, in an interview on the WEEI Red Sox Hot Stove Show, said that the blockbuster August trade by the Sox to send Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford and Josh Beckett to the Dodgers represented a strong deal on a couple of fronts. First, beyond the payroll flexibility gained through the trade, Epstein suggested that the prospects whom the Sox received from the Dodgers in the deal -- foremost right-handers Allen Webster and Rubby De La Rosa -- were both potential frontline big league starters...

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