Assuming he's here next spring Hanley Ramirez will be the Boston Red Sox' first baseman. But not even the Red Sox sound terribly enthusiastic about it.
Based on how the Red Sox season played out, they were doomed from the start. Here are five things that went wrong.
Betts, Bogaerts and Bradley. Those were among the hopeful signs for the future even though the Red Sox again finished last.
3yDaisuke Matsuzaka was placed back on the DL after straining his right trapezius muscle. The hopes is that it's just a minor setback.
3yRed Sox GM Ben Cherington provides health updates on Jacoby Ellsbury, Carl Crawford, and Kevin Youkilis.
3yThe Red Sox aren't taking any chances with Ryan Sweeney, who is still awaiting concussion test results after hitting his head on the warning track over the weekend.
3yA new era of Linsanity begins tonight in Baltimore
3yCody Ross becomes the sixth Red Sox outfielder to hit the DL this year, as X-rays reveal a fracture in the foot that was hit with a foul ball last Friday.
3yHave two starts changed your tune, or is he still the guy who needs to go?
3yThe Red Sox are on a bit of a roll here, but now they face the AL East leading Orioles. That's right. The Orioles are the best in the division.