Ben Cherington Says Red Sox Want to Build Teams With More Homegrown Players Like in 2004 (Video)


For all the fans pining for the Red Sox of 2004, don't worry — general manager Ben Cherington is thinking that way, too.

Cherington referenced the magical World Series season as he broke down the thinking behind the huge deal that sent Adrian Gonzalez, Josh Beckett, Carl Crawford and Nick Punto to Los Angeles for James Loney and four prospects. Cherington said the club is taking another look at how it forms its teams as it moves forward.

Tom Caron, Peter Gammons and Jim Rice asked Cherington all about the trade and what it means for the Red Sox. Hear what he had to say on Red Sox First Pitch.

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