This just occurred to me as I watched former unfrozen caveman center fielder single to right:
The Red Sox recruit and sign the best players from every team in baseball except the Yankees.
And that is the difference between the Wild Card and winning the East.
Jeter or A-Rod at third? Rivera for Pap? I know I feel like anyone who has worn the pinstripes is somehow tainted forever, but maybe I need to get over it.