Originally posted on Baseball Hot Corner  |  Last updated 7/30/13
The Boston Red Sox are in second place in the American League East and lead the Wild Card chase. So far this season they are in contention more than most anyone could imagine, and they are certainly buyers as we head towards the trade deadline. This will continuously be updated with news on these targets. Targets Jake Peavy- Peavy is not making his start tonight, but earlier reports have said that the price for Peavy is too high or that the White Sox have chosen not to deal him. Peavy has an ERA of 4.28 in 13 starts this season, and while is a former NL Cy Young award winner he is oft injured. He will make $14.5 next season in his two year deal. Cliff Lee- Lee seems to be rumored almost every trade deadline. His ERA is 3.05 in 20 games with the Phillies this season and is signed through 2015. He will make $25 million the next two years and $27.5 million in 2016 if his option is picked up. He is a left hander that would change the dynamic of the American League playoff race, but is c...
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