The Boston Red Sox finally made an on field transaction today. Here is some reaction plus more news and notes from around the 'Sox.
- Marc Normadin from Over the Monster analyzes the Kelly Shoppach signing and looks for reaction.
- Alex Sepier from WEEI says that the Shoppach signing signals the end of Jason Varitek in a Red Sox uniform. The New York Mets and Baltimore Orioles have expressed interest in the 15 year Red Sock.
- Rob Bradford from WEEI says that the Red Sox will use Daniel Bard as a starter in spring training and see where it takes them.
- This is from a few days ago, but still interesting. Sean McAdam from Comcast SportsNet New England says that with the Anaheim Angels signing Albert Pujols and CJ Wilson, the Red Sox might wish the playoffs expanded this season.
- Normadin also lists some interesting non tenders and mentions Rich Hill.