Originally Posted by SCCWS
WRONG. As a White Sox fan living in New England Theo made the moves that won in 2004. He acquired Ortiz, Millar, Shilling, Cabrera and Foulke and hired Francona as manager. In addition, he drafted Pedroia and Lester in 04 and folllowed that up with Buchholz and Ellsbury the next year. Those 4 are all All-Star calibre players.
I am glad he left Boston but his protege unfortunately is also having success.
That kind of drafting seems like a lot of luck no matter how smart a talent evaluator you are. I seriously doubt that will happen again with the Cubs.