The Battle Is Only Beginning. Nick Cafardo looks at how the Red Sox and Yankees match up after their respective winter dealings. He rates Boston's staff as much better than New York's and writes "the one move that might shift the balance of power Boston's way is the signing of closer Keith Foulke." ... The Red Sox should announce tomorrow that Brian Daubach will be invited to spring training to battle for a spot as a LH bat off the bench and a spare 1B/OF. ... More on Steinbrennerfainting. ... The Genius of Earl Weaver. ... Rich Lederer on Bert Blyleven.