With numerous payroll and roster questions still surrounding the Red Sox,, lets analyze the five biggest question marks that Chaim Bloom has yet to answer.
This offseason will define the Boston Red Sox for years to come, maybe even the next decade. The best player not named Mike Trout could leave the Red Sox this offseason because John Henry doesn’t want to pay the luxury tax to keep Mookie Betts.
David Price currently holds the record for the largest starting pitcher contract in major league history. Guess what, he could be on the move this offseason as there were previously numerous rumors about the Texas Rangers having interest in acquiring a Red Sox starter. There was a report from Ken Rosenthal that Jackie Bradley Jr. would “all but certain” not be playing for Boston come 2020. Is he still on the trading block or has something changed?
Clearly, the Red Sox have been a hot topic this offseason as there have been numerous rumors and reports surrounding the team. They are a win-now team that has to financially operate like the Oakland Athletics except their is no roster depth.
Chaim Bloom has a lot of work to do this offseason so lets analyze five questions he must answer heading into December.