John Lackey

Superstardom. Jacoby Ellsbury had always been an elite steals maven, once swiping 50 bags and 70 bags in back-to-back seasons. He’d regularly hit around .300, and has a .299/.354/.450 batting line. He was roughly league average with the bat, though from 2008-2009, this before accumulating 9.4 wins for the Red […]

Is it 2010 all over again for the Red Sox?

So the Red Sox have signed both John Lackey and Mike Cameron.  In general, I think Lackey is a good pickup (although I think he would have been even better for the Mets, but they’re apparently more interested in overpaying Jason Bay).  The Sox gave Lackey fair market value and […]

Checking in on the Red Sox

According to Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated, Brian Cashman is going to meet with John Lackey‘s agent Steve Hilliard during the Winter Meetings in Indianapolis today. The Yankees have been connected to Lackey throughout this offseason, but they are not expected to make an offer which would probably start at […]

Cashman To Meet with John Lackey's Agent

Over the past few days, and for the rest of the offseason, you are going to hear a lot of names linked with the Yankees. I’d like to warn you now to be careful what you believe. If a writer says something like, “Dejesus would be a good fit with […]

Yankees Hot Stove Rumors

This is one post that every baseball fan should check out. Tim Dierkes of MLB Trade Rumors looked at the top 50 free agents of the offseason and predicted where each would wind up before next spring. For the Yankees, he foresaw just one big move and a couple of […]

MLBTR’s Offseason Outlook