Found July 19, 2013 on NESN.com:
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The Red Sox and White Sox already consummated one trade this season. Perhaps another one won’t be too far behind. The Red Sox, who already acquired reliever Matt Thornton from the White Sox, scouted Chicago outfielder Alex Rios and will scout pitcher Jake Peavy closely over his next couple of starts, according to The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo. The Red Sox reportedly scouted Phillies infielder Michael Young in the past week as well. If the Red Sox are indeed interested in acquiring Rios and/or Peavy, it shows a willingness on their part to take on salary. Rios is under contract for next season at $12.5 million and comes with a $13.5 million club option for 2015. Peavy, who signed a two-year extension in October, is owed $14.5 million in 2014 and has a $15 million player option for 2015 that kicks in if certain guidelines are met. Rios is hitting .270 with 11 home runs, 40 RBIs and 19 stolen bases this season. The 32-year-old is a two-time All-Star who finished 15th in AL MVP voting...
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