anyway, today's election day, blah blah blah, who cares.
here's the list of red sox free agents:
- C Jason Varitek
- 1B Sean Casey
- SS Alex Cora
- OF Mark Kotsay
- RHP Paul Byrd
- RHP Curt Schilling
- C David Ross
- RHP Bartolo Colon
- possibly RHP Mike Timlin (he's the only eligible person left but hasn't made a decision)
- (arbitration-eligible includes 1B Kevin Youkilis, RHP Jonathan Papelbon, C Kevin Cash, LHP Javier Lopez)
- 2B Mark Grudzielanek
- (arbitration-eligible includes RHP Zack Greinke, LHP Jimmy Gobble, RHP Luke Hudson, OF Joey Gathright, C John Buck, OF/3B Mark Teahen, INF Jason Smith, RHP Brandon Duckworth, RHP Joel Peralta, RHP Brian Bannister, RHP Kyle Davies, INF/OF Esteban German, LHP John Bale (aka mr. door puncher :) )
also in royals news (gosh, i sound like a news anchor), 1B mike jacobs was acquired from the marlins in return for LHP leo nuñez on jacobs' 28th birthday.
summary: none of my boys are free agents! i should be safe.
(thanks to yahoo! sports and mlb.com for the info. hence why there's a lot of capitalization.)