Boston Red Sox

The newest member of the Red Sox may not hit for a high average, but Juan Francisco has the one thing -- power -- that's become a rarity in baseball.
In the battle for Pablo Sandoval, a report in San Francisco has the Giants all but out and the Red Sox basically in. But a source "emphatically" tells Sean McAdam that's not the case.
The Red Sox have met with Pablo Sandoval and are set to formulate a contract offer to him, according to a source.