Originally Posted by kobo
What's with the fascination with Ellsbury? When he's healthy he's awesome and might be the best leadoff hitter in the game. But he just turned 30, he does have health issues, and he's going to get a 5-7 year deal that pays him $15 - $20 million a year. No thanks. I don't want the Sox signing any more guys over 30 to long term deals.
I wouldn't worry about it too much, Abreu will likely be the only big free agent signing the Sox make this offseason. I expect more player development with smaller signings and trades.