“What he needs to happen, and it won’t, is for Boston to get in it to amp up the price,” an exec said. “But that’s not going to happen because he is a [Yankees] icon. And if they did that, Theo [Epstein, Red Sox GM] and Cashman would go to blows. There is nobody to drive the price up.”

Come on, Theo. We’re already mourning the loss of Victor M. Can’t you do a little sumthin’-sumthin’ to make this winter exciting? Go on and f$%k with the Yankees a bit. “Go to blows” with Cashman and the Steinys. Winter is here and I need some entertainment to fill my barren, frozen soul in ways that the hookers and booze and Iron Man 2 simply cannot.