The starting rotation is an offseason priority, and they also need more offense. But, as this postseason shows, a strong bullpen will also be important for the 2015 Red Sox.
Ryan Dempster, who sat out this season and did not collect his $13.25 million salary from the Red Sox, has now decided to officially retire.
In the first of his regular mailbags, Sean McAdam says the Sox won't get Stanton, will make a run at Sandoval, and much more.
CSN Chicago, citing major-league sources, says Chili Davis, the current A's hitting instructor, is expected to either join the Red Sox or stay in Oakland.