Shank, two days ago:
With the Patriots headed to Minneapolis for the Super Bowl and the Celtics off to a near-historic start, the local baseball team does nothing day after day.Peter Abraham, today:
For Red Sox, making a smart acquisition — not a fast one — is what mattersThat's Peter Abraham basically calling Shank an asshole.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The temptation is to demand action. The Red Sox must make a move after the Yankees traded for Giancarlo Stanton and they must do it now.
But that’s a formula for mistakes, not success.
Spring training starts on Feb. 14, more than two months from now. Making a hasty acquisition proves nothing. Making a smart acquisition, even if it takes a few weeks, is what matters. You can’t win any games in December.