Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 7/25/13
The Guru Contributing Writer With the trading deadline less than a week away, the Red Sox are certain to add an arm to their thin pitching staff. While there is much speculation around White Sox starter Jake Peavy, the cost could be too high. Chicago reportedly wants third baseman Will Middlebrooks. The Red Sox are reluctant to part with any of their high profile prospects. However, one scenario may not cost the Sox any prospects at all. Boston Red Sox president and CEO Larry Lucchino said Thursday on WEEI's Dennis and Callahan Show that the organization is looking “pretty hard” at Cuban pitcher Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez. “There are a lot of clubs in baseball that have scouted him, to be sure,” Lucchino said. “He’s been on display in Baha California and now is available, after the appropriate approvals and licenses and whatever, so that the auctioning can begin.” The Red Sox are reportedly one of five clubs that the 26-year-old right-hander is considering. According to a rep...
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