Offseason of Change: Don't do it

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Offseason of Change: Don't do it

Sometimes the decisions to stay idle are just as important as those decisions that call for action. Sean McAdam has three things the Red Sox should not do this winter -- like trade Josh Beckett.

Report: Red Sox acquire Chris Sale

Report: Red Sox acquire Chris Sale

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- The Red Sox -- who came away with the top starting pitcher (David Price) and top reliever (Craig Kimbrel) last offseason -- apparently have done it again.

According to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal, the Sox have acquired White Sox ace left-hander Chris Sale for four prospects. Two have been identified (infielder Yoan Moncada and pitcher Michael Kopech) and two are as-yet unnamed:

More to come . . .