The Lucchino-Epstein tandem delivered a World Series championship in 2004, but things blew up a year later when Epstein abruptly resigned because he thought Lucchino was leaking information that reflected poorly on the baseball judgment of the young GM. Epstein returned a few months later, but the relationship was never the same. In Theo’s final years, there was limited dialogue between baseball ops and all other departments at Fenway.That would be Shank's direct involvement in said leaked information. Unless your last name is Shaughnessy, I think that's worth noting...
Sunday, October 30, 2011
The Toughest Out
Shank writes a pretty good column today about Larry Lucchino. As with a few of Shank's previous columns, one glaring omission of fact is made: