The Boston Red Sox have made a bevy of additions in free agency this offseason, attempting to fill the many holes created on their roster by several offseasons’ worth of poor decisions.
While the success of GM Ben Cherington’s moves can’t truly be evaluated until the 2013 season is well under way, many players have already been impacted by the wide-sweeping changes that have occurred on Yawkey Way. Some have benefited from Cherington’s moves, while others will likely suffer.
Despite the lack of any on-field results to pull from, it’s reasonable to look now at the people most impacted and the potential ramifications of these changes.
Let’s take a look at the biggest winners and losers so far: