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Originally Published: May 17, 2004

Pokey Reese
Pokey Reese has solidified the Red Sox infield defense.
Few eyebrows were raised by these transactions. But they turned out to be surprising impact deals, like Pokey Reese keep the Red Sox near the top of the AL East without Nomar Garciaparra.

RUMBLINGS & GRUMBLINGS
Montreal Expos There has to be resolution to the Expos' situation, right? Maybe. Washington D.C. appears to be the logical choice for relocation as a decision on a permanent home for baseball's vagabonds gets closer.

WALK THIS WAY
Barry Bonds Think Barry Bonds' free passes are getting out of hand? Here are five possible rule changes to fix the problem. Either, these or the Giants finds a No. 5 worthy of hitting behind Bonds.


Jayson Stark is a senior baseball writer for ESPN.com.

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