Red Sox general managers through the years
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But Duquette faced fan scrutiny for failing to re-sign stars Mo Vaughn, and Roger Clemens, the latter of which Duquette famously said was in the "twilight of his career."
Duquette also traded pitcher Jamie Moyer to Seattle for Darren Bragg. Moyer went on to win 139 games for the Mariners.
The general manager was also questioned for his promoting of pitching coach Joe Kerrigan to manager after firing Jimy Williams.