The aforementioned outfield changes in Boston are a direct reflection of the team’s issues offensively in 2014. After acquiring Cespedes from Oakland in exchange for SP Jon Lester, Boston made their goals clear.
“I know everyone in Boston is wondering who’s going to pitch, but I thought when they traded Lester for Cespedes, they were really smart to cut bait,” said Miller.
In the eleventh hour of the trade deadline, the Orioles strike a deal with Boston.
Veteran LHP Johan Santana was introduced to the media on Wednesday after signing a minor league deal with the Baltimore Orioles. The two-time Cy Young award winner stands to make $3 million if the Orioles purchase his contract and he joins the major league roster.
Buck’s Birds can match any lineup in baseball 1 through 9 when it comes to thunder in the lumber and they’re coming off the best fielding percentage season in baseball history. That’s all good but in the end this team will seal it’s fate with starting pitching.