Time to be smart about it. Sign Schilling to a 1 year deal with option for year 2 based upon incentives. Get team option for year 3. Worse that happens, he has a bad year & the deal is done after 1 year. If he has a decent year, it gives the young guns a chance to come along slowly with less pressure, and you still have a guy who is a big game pitcher come playoff time, even if he isn't the numb read more »
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I was reading on foxsports.com that the Giants have said that their top young starting pitcher Tim Lincecum could be available for a power bat. I'm I huge red sox fan, but honestly I would put Lincecum up at the same level as Bucholz if not higher. What about a Manny for Lincecum swap? That would give us the youngest and most potentially dominant rotation in the MLB including: Beckett, Dice-K, L read more »
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Sign him up Theo!!!!!!!!!!

Mike Lowell smacked the winning hit in last night’s 2-1 win against the Colorado Rockies in Game 2 of the World Series, offering another example of why so many people cannot imagine him not playing third base for the Red Sox [team stats] next year.

Even before Lowell came through with his double in the fifth inning that drove in David Ortiz [stats], general manage read more »
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I know this isn't new, but I keep seeing posters on this site wondering if Ellsbury will be a rookie in '08.. ... He will. ... Just barely.

I'm virtually sure of this -- a position player is a rookie (and eligible to be named Rookie of the Year) if he starts a season with no more than 130 career big-league at-bats AND no more than a total of 45 days of active big-league service in previous read more »
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I want Mike Timlin BACK! alot of heart and someone that really wants to be/loves to be in beantown. As a Sox fan it is important to me that someone wants to be here rather than someone who just comes for the $$$....although we do have a few of those but hope they like it here by now.

Can we open discussions and get a read on what his contract interests are? read more »
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