The Baseball Off-Season Thread: Miguel Sano and the Torturer's Stone
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12-23-2012, 08:47 PM
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From what I've been able to tell the original source of the Melancon rumor is from Red Sox fan speculation. Don't take him for granted.
I say the Sox want a closer and might want a lefty power threat if Napoli fails physical. They might want an extra one anyways. The Pirates want to shed salary so Hanrahan and Jones are both likely inclusions. Not saying I like that.
I think there's a decent chance that the Sox pushed for Jones and the Pirates were given a list of guys to look at. Could include Melancon. Maybe not.
The original source of the rumor was Gordon Edes of ESPN Boston I believe.
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