Red Sox offseason overview - with the Boston Globe's Gordon Edes
He makes the list only if Theo Epstein suddenly decides that Pedroia won’t cut it after all. Durham, who turns 35 Nov. 30, set career highs in home runs (26) and RBIs (93) last season for the Giants, with a .539 slugging percentage that was an eye-popping 95 percentage points higher than his lifetime SGP. He’s coming off a season in which he was paid $7 million by the Giants, so he won’t come cheap.
5. Ray Durham
He makes the list only if Theo Epstein suddenly decides that Pedroia won’t cut it after all. Durham, who turns 35 Nov. 30, set career highs in home runs (26) and RBIs (93) last season for the Giants, with a .539 slugging percentage that was an eye-popping 95 percentage points higher than his lifetime SGP. He’s coming off a season in which he was paid $7 million by the Giants, so he won’t come cheap.
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