Red Sox offseason overview - with the Boston Globe's Gordon Edes
Yes, Lofton will be 40 next May 31 and had a dreadful postseason for the Dodgers in the NLDS (1 for 13, .077). But if the Sox should move Crisp and are looking for a stopgap, one-year answer in center field, guys like Lofton, Steve Finley and even old friend Dave Roberts may warrant a look. All three are free agents, and Lofton put up some more than passable numbers for the Dodgers in ’06 (.301/.360/.403). He also stole 32 bases.
5. Kenny Lofton
Yes, Lofton will be 40 next May 31 and had a dreadful postseason for the Dodgers in the NLDS (1 for 13, .077). But if the Sox should move Crisp and are looking for a stopgap, one-year answer in center field, guys like Lofton, Steve Finley and even old friend Dave Roberts may warrant a look. All three are free agents, and Lofton put up some more than passable numbers for the Dodgers in ’06 (.301/.360/.403). He also stole 32 bases.
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