Jon Heyman has the answer this morning by reporting that the Red Sox are now hunting for a starter. He throws out this off-season's usual suspects as possibilities: Hiroki Kuroda, Matt Garza, Roy Oswalt, Joe Saunders, and Edwin Jackson.
Rob Neyer hysterically points out that now that the Sox have figured out their closer and lightly addressed a couple starters, their next most important needs are, "No. 3 Starter, Right Fielder, No. 4 Starter, No. 5 Starter."
Twitter / @JonHeymanCBS: fresh off acquisition of c ...
fresh off acquisition of closer bailey, #redsox shooting for a starter. some possibilities: kuroda, garza, oswalt, saunders, ejax
With Bullpen Set, Red Sox Can Shift To Real Issues - Baseball Nation
"Number of Red Sox prospects ready to step into the big club's rotation: 0. Ben Cherington's probably not finished. Perhaps he will ask Bobby Valentine to cobble together the requisite performance from right field, from the materials already at hand. But the Boston Red Sox have no excuse for entering a season with only two reliable starting pitchers. And I don't believe that they will."