Re: Let the fun begin!!! OFFICIAL RED SOX FA THREAD
posted at 11/3/2012 1:30 PM EDT
In response to parhunter55's comment:
Read that the Angels might have been asking for Lackey and forcing Wells on us. As much as I'd like to jettison Lackey, that would have been a bad deal.
Sox should sign Ross, Hunter, Haren, A. Sanchez and Napoli. Trade Doubront for Andrus,Salty or Lavarnway for a top closer and go to spring training.
C Lavarnway (or Salty)/Napoli
SP: Lester, Buchholz, Sanchez, Haren, Lackey with Morales, De La Rosa in wings.
RP: New closer, Bailey, Melancon, Tazawa, Miller, Breslow, Hill?, Mortenson?
They'd win more than lose with this roster, IMO.
Five big money free agents? Might as well have kept Crawford, AGon and Beckett.
Very doubtful Texas surrenders Andrus for Doubront. Doubront has some nice selling points, but as of today, his pitching is farily mediocre.
If anything, the Sox should be SELLING bullpen, not buying. As it stands right now, the team has Aceves, Bailey, Bard, Tazawa, Melancon, Breslow, Morales, Miller, and Mortenson with no otpions. And decsions to make on Atchison and Hill. Plus Carpenter, Stewart, Kurcz, Fields knocking on the door in Pawtucket.
And most of those guys are actually pretty good. The last thing they need is more bullpen arms. Unless they can go to Pawtucket for a while...