The Boston Red Sox stand on the cusp of trading Jon Lester. In fact, the time it takes me to write this post on early Wednesday evening, might be enough to time to complete the trade. As a Red Sox fan, I’m heartsick. As a baseball observer, I think the Red Sox are being stupid.
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Lester is going to be a free agent in the offseason. Last year, in the aftermath of the World Series win, the team had the chance to re-sign the 30-year-old lefthander. Boston offered 4 years/$70 million.