Originally posted on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 7/3/13
With June beginning, we have officially entered the most exciting month on the baseball calendar(omitting October, of course)-- trade deadline season. Although there are still 28 days left for teams to scout potential trade targets, the days leading up to the deadline are always full of speculation and rumors which fuel the conversations of baseball enthusiasts. This year, the Red Sox find themselves in a very good spot; leading the AL East by 3.5 games and having a better run differential than any other team in the majors. However, they’re not a finished product yet. Entering Wednesday, Red Sox starters have a combined ERA of 3.76 over 512 innings pitched, allowing the most walks and striking out the second most batters in the majors. As the stats suggest the starting pitching isn’t a pressing need but it is an area that the Red Sox could think about improving. The health of Clay Buchholz and their faith in Jon Lester to rebound, for instance, are two factors that will get signific...
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