Nothing new to report, other than the fact that it’s now past 8:30 a.m. on the West Coast. This is significant because the deadline the Red Sox set for Jason Varitek to accept their contract offer has passed even going by the time zone where agent Scott Boras is based.
We haven’t received an update from either side. That could change quickly, or, as Tony Mazz wrote earlier this morning in the post below, this situation could very well drag out during the rest of the day. Right now, tension and uncertainty are all we have.