Bill Mueller


If Red Sox insider Sean McAdam ran the Red Sox, his choice for manager would be 2004 hero Bill Mueller.


Last night at Fenway, David Ortiz jacked two home runs in the Sox 9-6 loss. The blasts brought Papi's career total to 398, leaving him two short of a historic plateau.


On May 15, 2004 seven months after one of the lowest points in Red Sox history and five months before the undisputed apex Kevin Youkilis made his Major League debut.


It all began when Theo Epstein was named general manager on Nov. 25, 2002.

It all ended when Theo Epstein resigned as general manager on Oct. 21, 2011.