Friday, December 15, 2017

Phillies Snare One Red Sox 1B Option In Carlos Santana

Take one more free-agent option off the table. The Phillies signed first-baseman Carlos Santana to a three-year, $60 million contract. If Santana is getting that much, you can rest assured that 'uber-agent' Scott Boras is asking way north of those figures for Eric Hosmer. This fake Dave Dombroski bravado (staring down Boras in a "who-flinches-first" contest) has the real danger of resulting in a totally empty Christmas stocking for Red Sox fans. Stay tuned!