Found October 07, 2012 on The Baseball Page:
This will be one of the most active and important off-seasons in recent history for the Boston Red Sox. There will be a new manager. Likely, most of the coaching staff will be revamped. The team will try to bring back potential free agents David Ortiz and Cody Ross, and general manager Ben Cherington has included finding a left fielder, a first baseman and a frontline starting pitcher on this “things to do” list. Here are assorted notes about what is already happening and what could occur in the Red Sox organization during the Hot Stove League. Since Jose Iglesias hit just .118 in 68 at-bats with the Red Sox and is still just 22, he will probably open the 2013 season as the starting shortstop at Triple-A Pawtucket so he can continue to work on his hitting techniques. That means Mike Aviles will likely return to the Red Sox Major League roster in 2013. Aviles, who will be 32 next March, played above average defense at shortstop and had 13 home runs and 60 RBI in 545 plate appearance...
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