Today, of course, is Festivus. So if you have any grievances, feel free to air them here. This being the internet, that makes it pretty much like any other day.
Speaking of which, a lot of fans think the Red Sox still need some offense. It’s easy to say they should trade for Adrian Gonzalez or sign Adrian Beltre. What’s tougher is coming up with a more economical (and/or realistic) solution.
Here’s the list of free-agent position players. So see what you can come up with. What about Mark DeRosa? He had 23 homers and 78 RBI last season (albeit with a .319 OBP) and played most of his games at third base.
For one year, it might be worth the gamble.