Tag:decade
Posted on: December 29, 2009 10:51 am
 

Red Sox outlook heading into the next decade

Rotation

John Lackey – 5 years/$82.5 Million ($16.5 Million AAV)

Josh Beckett – 3 years/$30 Million ($10 Million AAV)

Jon Lester – 5 years/$30 Million (club option ‘14/$6 Million AAV)

Dice-K – 6 years/$52 Million ($8.66 Million AAV)

Tim Wakefield – 2 years/$5 Million ($2.5 Million AAV)

Clay Buchholz – One more year before Arbitration (~$425K)

 

Positional Players

J.D. Drew – 5 years/$70 Million ($14 Million AAV)

David Ortiz – 4 years/$52 Million (club option ‘11/$13 Million AAV)

Mike Lowell – 3 years/$37.5 Million ($12.5 Million AAV)

Kevin Youkilis – 4 years/$41.25 Million (club option ‘13/$10.31 Million AAV)

Mike Cameron – 2 years/$15.5 Million ($7.75 Million AAV)

Victor Martinez – Picked up $7.7 Million Club Option

Marco Scutaro – 2 years/$12.5 Million (Mutual Option ‘12/$6.25 Million AAV)

Dustin Pedroia – 6 years/$40.5 Million (club option ’15 club option/$6.75 M AAV)

Jason Varitek – Picked up $3 Million Player Option

Casey Kotchman – Arbitration Case (~$3 Million)

Jeremy Hermida – Arbitration Case (~$3.5 Million)

Jacoby Ellsbury – Not Arbitration Eligible (~$500K)

One More Bench Spot to Fill (~1 Million)

 

Bullpen

Jonathan Papelbon – Arbitration Case (~$9 Million)

Hideki Okajima – Arbitration Case (~$3.5 Million)

Manny Delcarmen – Arbitration Case (~$1.5 Million)

Ramon Ramirez – Arbitration Case (~$1.5 Million)

Daniel Bard – Not Arbitration Eligible (~$400K)

Boof Bonser – 1 year/$650K

- Other Bullpen Possibilities instead of Boof:  Ramon A. Ramirez/Scott Atchison

 

Next in Line

Junichi Tazawa – Starting Pitcher

Josh Reddick - OF

Jed Lowrie – 3B/SS

Casey Kelly – Starting Pitcher

Jose Iglesias – SS (4 years/$8.25 Million/$2.0625 Million AAV)

 

Players Paid to Play on Other Teams

Julio Lugo - $9 Million (AAV)

Billy Wagner - $1 Million Buyout

Alex Gonzalez - $500K Buyout

 

Total Salary Cap Number for ’10 (with ~$10 Million Benefits) = $170.395 Million

 

 

Players Off the Books After ‘10

David Ortiz - $13 Million AAV

Mike Lowell - $12.5 Million AAV

Josh Beckett - $10 Million AAV

Julio Lugo - $9 Million AAV

Victor Martinez - $7.7 Million

Jason Varitek - $3 Million

 

Total Off the Books - $55.2 Million

 

Possible Free Agents After ’10 (Position Players)

Lance Berkman – 1B

Derrek Lee – 1B

Carlos Pena – 1B

Albert Pujols – 1B (CLUB OPTION)

Paul Konerko – 1B/DH

Brandon Inge – 3B

Jorge Cantu – 3B

Joe Mauer – C

Miguel Olivo – C

A.J. Pierzynski – C

Victor Martinez - C

Pat Burrell – OF

Carl Crawford – OF

Adam Dunn – OF/DH

Jayson Werth – OF

Marcus Thames – OF

 

Possible Free Agents After ’10 (Starting Pitching)

Bronson Arroyo

Josh Beckett

Joe Blanton

Jeremy Bonderman

Matt Cain (CLUB OPTION)

Aaron Harang (Club Option)

Cliff Lee (Seattle Most Likely Going to Sign Him)

Ted Lilly

Braden Looper

Kevin Milwood

Javier Vazquez

Brandon Webb

Dontrelle Willis

Chris Young (Club Option)

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