Jon Lester has done more than enough to warrant a contract extension from the Red Sox. The two sides could be in discussions this offseason.
The market for free agent shortstop Stephen Drew would appear to be shrinking, with few options remaining. The Red Sox, however, do remain one.
1yMiddlebrooks is down, but the trade is still OK
1yHe's been an enigma from the day he arrived, and -- with other options available in the starting rotation -- perhaps the Red Sox should say goodbye to Daisuke Matsuzaka.
1yWhen Daisuke Matsuzaka got the boot in the second inning Monday night, there was a chance the Sox bullpen could have been in trouble. But Clayton Mortensen made sure that wasn't the case.
1yDaisuke Matsuzaka had everybody believing that his right trapezius muscle pain wasn't a big deal, but by the second inning it was clear he was hurting.
1yWhile nobody on the current Red Sox team could get anything going, a couple of former Sox -- Josh Reddick and Brandon Moss -- hit homers off Daisuke Matsuzaka. The A's beat Boston, 6-1.
1yBobby Valentine has nothing but good things about what Andrew Miller has been able to do for the Red Sox out of the bullpen.
1yRed Sox outfielders Carl Crawford and Jacoby Ellsbury are coming along in their rehab.