ESPN’s Gordon Edes’ recaps the Red Sox off-season so far, with the regular caveats that General Manager Ben Cherington might not be done just yet. Here’s where we stand so far:
- Free agents signed: Catcher A.J. Pierzynski, first baseman Mike Napoli, reliever Edward Mujica, outfielder Grady Sizemore.
- Acquired in trades: Outfielder Alex Castellanos (he was subsequently selected off waivers by the Rangers on December 23rd), reliever Burke Badenhop, infielder Jonathan Herrera.
- Minor-league free agents signed (12): Righty pitcher John Ely, outfielder-infielder Mike McCoy; lefty reliever Tommy Layne; infielder Brandon Snyder (re-signed); righty reliever Shunsuke Watanabe; righty reliever Jose Valdez; righty reliever Jose Mijares; outfielder Scott Cousins; catcher-first baseman Michael Brenly; outfielder Corey Brown; lefty reliever Rich Hill; outfielder Justin Henry (re-signed).