Tagged: Jordan Danks

A Fresh Start

My last entry was July 11!  That’s absurd.  A fresh start as we head into the hot stove league!

Adam Dunn was signed yesterday, as was A.J.  Put Paulie’s name on a new three year deal and all will be right with the offensive/fielding components of the Sox heading into 2011.  Ozzie & Kenny both know how strong the Twinkies are and see the Tigers doing anything but standing pat.  Glad to see that they are making a strong move to compete this coming season.

One caveat on that comment, Adam must, I repeat MUST leave his glove in D.C.  Dude’s a very good left handed bat, but he’s a butcher in the field.

With Morel taking over for Teahen at third and Dayan waiting in the wings behind Paulie, as well as Jared Mitchell and Jordan Danks in the OF things are looking good right about now.

Next thing up is the bullpen.  Gotta put together almost an entirely new crew for 2011.  Thornton, Pena, and perhaps Sale are all we have available to us right now that I have any confidence in.  Still wondering whether we will let Sale start the season in Charlotte and allow him to stretch into a starter.

Still and all with Adam and A.J. in the fold its a strong start to the offseason.