The funny thing is, if the Red Sox really did this rebuilding thing right, they would have a brighter future, and it wouldn't seem so distant. Coming into the season, they traded their best prospect for an overhyped pitcher who has done nothing this year and really shouldn't have been expected to.
The funny thing is, the prospect is the one who has a pretty good chance of making it to the postseason.
As an FYI, look at this USA Today story
, and for laughs, check out why the overhyped pitcher is looking forward to his move to Boston.