Sox owner John Henry
On Nomar's reaction: "I thought he was actually pretty happy [about the trade]...You're saying he's unhappy because he left? Not from what I heard from Larry [Lucchino]."
On Nomar's contract situation: "We were trying to find a way to sign him. We never received a counteroffer to any of the proposals we made. Has any position player been paid $15 million in average annual value since Manny [Ramirez]? The answer is no. No one who is healthy. No one who has an injury."