Maybe the rumors about the Red Sox flipping newly-acquired (and disappointing) LHP Matt Thornton are right. Why else would Boston be hot in pursuit of Colorado LHP Josh Outman? Troy E. Renck of the Denver Post reports that both the Indians and Red Sox are after Outman—who has held left-handed batters to a .224 average this year. The 28-year old is also contractually under control for the next two years—right up BenCher's alley. Thornton may be part of a bigger deal soon. Stay tuned!