How would things have been different if Hanley Ramirez had never left the Red Sox?
For dramatic impact, it pales in comparison to the last Thanksgiving surprise the Red Sox pulled, when they made a deal for Curt Schilling nine years ago.
It's been a while since we cranked up the Box Score Bank around these parts, so without further adieu . . .
As a Red Sox fan, you learn very early never grow attached to prospects.