BOSTON When the Red Sox signed free agent catcher Kelly Shoppach Tuesday, it appeared the acquisition tolled the death knell for Jason Variteks tenure in Boston.
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.
By Maureen Mullen
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