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Epstein hasn’t been bashful about being bold

To him, deadline is no time to dawdle

Sox GM Theo Epstein’s phone bill always gets a little bigger in July. Sox GM Theo Epstein’s phone bill always gets a little bigger in July. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)
By John Powers
Globe Staff / July 31, 2009

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As the Red Sox were slipping further behind the Yankees in the divisional race while today’s trading deadline drew nearer, the chorus from their ever-fretful faithful was growing louder: Gotta make a deal. For Roy Halladay, the Blue Jays ace? Adrian Gonzalez, the Padres slugger? Victor Martinez, the Indians catcher/first baseman? Any or all of the above? (Full article: 1147 words)

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