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Tue, 2002-12-24

Larry Lucchino, the Boston Red Sox club president, refers to the New York Yankess as the 'evil empire,' a nickname that will stand for Boston Fans.  Lucchino is not happy after the New York Yankees sign Cuban defector Jose Contreeras to a four year $32 million deal.  The Sox has been actively courting the pitcher.

 

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Boston Red Sox, Jose Contreras, Larry Lucchino, New York Yankees
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