June 8, 2004

June 8, 2004 Nomar Garciaparra and his employer hadn’t been getting along for months. And he gave no indication as to when he might be able to play while nursing an injury. The shortstop, once the face of the franchise, felt taken for granted when the Red Sox went all in on acquiring Alex Rodriguez, and were clearly disappointed when the Yankees got him. The Red Sox questioned Garciaparra’s commitment to the ballclub when he took longer than expected to return from a right Achilles tendon injury. Something would have to give. A few weeks later, it did. Garciaparra’s passport ...

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