It’s been reported that the
Boston Red Sox have expressed interest in free agent outfielder Josh Hamilton.
However, according to a baseball source, reports of this interest have been “overblown,”
reports Rob Bradford of WEEI.com.
According to a baseball source, reports of the Red Sox'
interest in free agent outfielder Josh Hamilton have been
Bradford confirms that the Red
Sox are in the market for a pair of corner outfielders this winter. Cody Ross
hit free agency following the season, and Carl Crawford was traded to the Los
Angeles Dodgers next summer.
Still, Hamilton doesn’t “appear
to be near the top of the team’s list of players it hopes to target,” according
to Bradford. While Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington has held discussions
with Hamilton, he admits that this time of year he’s “talked to just about
every agent of any prominent free agent.”
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