Today's links look at how the Red Sox will replace Jacoby Ellsbury, both defensively and in the lineup, a potentially quiet week for Boston, and a goodbye from a departing player. Though there have been a number of rumors involving big name outfielders, the Red Sox seem comfortable going into 2014 with Jackie Bradley as their center fielder. (Tim Britton; Providence Journal) If the Red Sox want to bring back Stephen Drew, they may need to clear up some salary by dealing a starting pitcher. (Scott Lauber; Boston Herald) The Winter Meetings are happening in Orlando right now, but don't expect...
Boston Herald 9 hours ago
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — As baseball’s winter meetings began yesterday, one thing about the Red Sox’ remaining offseason business became ever clearer: The top priority is finding another infielder capable of playing shortstop, possibly even on an everyday basis.Sounds like Stephen Drew, doesn’t it?
Dustin Pedroia recently had a pin removed from his surgically-repaired left thumb.