20 Red Sox offseason predictions
They have 32 years of service to the Red Sox between them. They played meaningful roles on the 2004 and '07 champs. They will be Red Sox Hall of Famers. But it's time for both to depart. Varitek hit .077 in September, throws poorly, and where exactly was his famous leadership? Wakefield is no longer effective, and he revealed a bit of a selfish side in suggesting fans "deserve" to see him set the franchise wins record. Actually, what they deserve is a fresh start.