Scot Gregor calls Sunday's Sox-Hunter meeting call Sunday's meeting "due diligence on the Sox' end" and handicaps the Sox CF options:
Bill Hall: 5-1
Aaron Rowand: 6-1
Torii Hunter: 15-1
Jerry Owens: 16-1
Corey Patterson, Mike Cameron: Pass
Brian Anderson and Ryan Sweeney: 25-1
In other news,
- Jim reminds Gregor of the great Fuku and examines the other CF options too. Speaking of the great Fuku, Keith Law ranks him as his #10 on his Free Agent Top-50 list and expects him to sign a three-year, no-arbitration contract. Law, also, considers The Legend "a good fourth outfielder who's about to be paid like an above average starter."
- Will the Reds take the place of the Sox in their AZ spring training facility, thus leaving the Sox free to move to their new site?
- Coletti intends to trade for a starter. Kenny!
WU, stop reading now (highlight at own risk!) : Bruce Levine says that the Flubs are preparing an offer for Carl Crawford. rumor shot down