Red Sox offseason overview - with the Boston Globe's Gordon Edes
You don’t really think the Yankees would allow Shef to leave the Apple so he could get reacquainted with the fans in the right-field corner in the Fens, do you? Sheffield would be a fearsome addition as a No. 5 hitter behind Manny -- or protection for David Ortiz if the Sox moved Manny -- but there’s a better chance of Johnny Damon returning to Yawkey Way than Sheffield getting clearance to relocate here.
5. Gary Sheffield
You don’t really think the Yankees would allow Shef to leave the Apple so he could get reacquainted with the fans in the right-field corner in the Fens, do you? Sheffield would be a fearsome addition as a No. 5 hitter behind Manny -- or protection for David Ortiz if the Sox moved Manny -- but there’s a better chance of Johnny Damon returning to Yawkey Way than Sheffield getting clearance to relocate here.
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