HOT STOVE UPDATE – 12/10 MORNING
Is the Mike Lowell era in Boston actually over? Not necessarily, according to Rangers GM Jon Daniels. “Both teams are considering it. Both are looking for alternatives,” said Daniels, according to ESPN’s Jayson Stark.
The Red Sox have acquired RHP Boof Bonser from the Minnesota Twins, who designated the righty for assignment yesterday to make room on the roster for RHP Carl Pavano.
The Red Sox have concerns about Jason Bay’s health over a multi-year deal, ESPN’s Buster Olney reports. Maybe that explains the lack of interest in Bay from a number of potential suitors.
Barry Bonds’ agent says the slugger’s career in baseball is officially over. Boo-hoo.
Roy Halladay is still in Toronto and a deal doesn’t appear imminent to get him out. Phillies GM Ruben Amaro said “a deal doesn’t appear likely.” Will the Jays hang onto the ace righty until the July non-waiver trade deadline?
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