Originally Posted by russ99
But I wonder how much of that is self-inflicted? The Sox had a golden opportunity in 2006-2007 to kick themselves up to those ranks, and yet after a title and a 90 win season, Kenny had 50 cents to spend in the offseason before 2007.
I have always thought that 2007 was the year that they buried themselves. That was the year they should have dug deep into the cookie jar but they backed off after a championship season and a 90 win season. Not a smart move and one that I think cost them dearly for the future of the franchise.