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Today in Red Sox History
December 13th

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1996 Roger Clemens leaves Boston after thirteen seasons of service and signs as a free agent with the Blue Jays. The 'Rocket' leaves the team tied with Cy Young for the Red Sox record for wins (192) and shutouts (38), and as the career leader in losses with 112 (Cy lost 111).
2000 Outbidding the Indians, the Red Sox sign free-agent Manny Ramirez to a reported eight-year, $160 million contract. The very lucrative deal pales in comparison to Alex Rodriguez's $252 million ten-year agreement with the Rangers, which is also announced today.
2001 The Red Sox trade frustrated flychaser Carl Everett (.257, 14, 58) to the Rangers for left-hander Darren Oliver (11-11, 6.02). The former All-Star outfielder, who had his problems with players and managers in Boston, says he is looking forward to joining the veteran players in Texas.

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