The Daily News reports:
"The Bombers have told A-Rod and his agent, Scott Boras, that they have
no plans to become part of the bidding process if Rodriguez elects to
become a free agent, but multiple baseball sources believe the Red Sox
will make a huge push to add the two-time American League MVP if he
Even if this is not true, even if the Sox have no plans to sign A-Rod (and why wouldn’t they? The Sox are likely to lose Lowell at the end of the season and Julio Lugo’s contract looks like a sunk-cost at this point. He’d fit well from baseball perspective and he’s a pretty good player.), they have to play at being interested. You think they’d let the Yanks off the hook that easily?
If the Sox do sign A-Rod, I am looking forward to the new Red Sox blog "Cognitive Dissonance". However, I am not looking forward to the 19 games played between the two clubs each season.