Ben Cherington has completely changed the Red Sox rotation in just a matter of hours. He has added Wade Miley, Rick Porcello, and Justin Masterson to the rotation that previously was just Joe Kelly, and Clay Buchholz. There is still no clear ace in the Red Sox rotation, and they have not ruled out one more pitching acquisition.
Rick Porcello traded for Cespedes and more
The Red Sox added Rick Porcello who could be considered their simply based on ability, but is only 25 and may not be best suited as the rotation's leader. When you look at this trade some may see a bad move for the Red Sox.
Red Sox sign Justin Masterson
The Red Sox have also signed Justin Masterson. Masterson came up with the Red Sox before being traded to the Indians for Victor Martinez in 2009. He has had an up and down career since then, with streaks of brilliance as well as some bad years. The Red Sox have now signed him for one year and $9.5 million.
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