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Is Gonzalez destined for Red Sox?

Padres slugger, who has ties to Boston's front office, an object of desire

Updated: March 31, 2010, 1:38 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Dave Finley pulled out the 10-year-old scouting report, the one he had filed on a Mexican-American kid who grew up only a few exits down the freeway from San Diego, just a few miles short of Tijuana and the U.S. border.

A report any scout would be proud to save.

Adrian Gonzalez was a first baseman, and in the history of baseball's amateur draft, only one first baseman had been taken No. 1 overall. That was Ron Blomberg, who was remembered ...

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