Lowell trade would only add to intrigue

Reported deal leaves Red Sox GM Epstein with more holes to fill

Updated: December 10, 2009, 9:48 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- General manager Theo Epstein had predicted just hours before that the Red Sox would not make a "blockbuster" deal before baseball's winter meetings adjourned after Thursday morning's Rule 5 draft.

By the definition of most Red Sox fans, however, a trade of the 2007 World Series MVP and one of the team's most popular players both inside and outside the clubhouse qualifies as a major attention grabber.

When Mike Lowell sits down to breakfast in his Miami home Thursday ...

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