A_K wrote:Don't see why he'd be made available. Even after the Gonzaez/Crawford/Beckett trade, the Sox are hardly in the sort of full-scale rebuilding mode where they'd be expected to make every player on the roster available. They're still in a position to go into next season as a potential playoff team who will be picked to finish among the three best teams in the AL East by virtually every expert.
ofahn wrote:The core of that team is still strong and their farm system will help fill some of the holes. You can bet that Boston will be spending some SERIOUS money on their domestic and international scouting efforts to re stock their farm system. They also have the money to take on some bad contracts that need a change of scenery; however, I would be surprised if they simply tried to be the highest bidder again for players that don't meet a specific need or project to blend well with the other 24 players.
Matt P wrote:As a fan I would probably vomit if they ever announced they acquired him. I hate the entire New England area and the only team that is close to my hatred for the Red Sox is the New England Patriots. That being said, I hate Pedroia more than any player in MLB. Not to mention how childish he is and how he could potentially ruin the great chemistry that currently exists in the Baltimore Orioles clubhouse.
birdwatcher55 wrote:With the recent blockbuster and Ortiz likely headed elsewhere in 2013, I could see a full scale dump of veterans and that includes Pedroia. I don't think the Red Sox have a face of their franchise right now. I think things are going to change and change rapidly this offseason. Just my two cents
birdwatcher55 wrote:Ortiz is unhappy in Boston with his contract. He doesn't want to go year to year like he has been going with the money. The Red Sox will never give him more than one year and they shouldn't
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