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Built to last

By stocking up on athletic position players, the farm system is not just fertile, but also flexible

By Peter Abraham
Globe Staff / April 4, 2010

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When the Red Sox examined their roster during the offseason and decided they needed a defensive upgrade, it took a $38 million expenditure on the free agent market to add Adrian Beltre, Mike Cameron, and Marco Scutaro. (Full article: 654 words)

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