As spring training gets going and the team begins to come together, the Boston Red Sox look to have their MLB roster pretty much settled. Barring injuries, all major questions have been answered in terms of who will be playing each position, and now they’re left to simply fine-tune each player’s individual role.
Some of these players are going to be asked to fit into roles they may not like, and likewise the team may be unhappy with the roles they’re asking some people to fill. GM Ben Cherington has often stated that this team is an incomplete puzzle, and that he is always on the lookout for ways to make it better.
If the right trade comes along, Cherington undoubtedly would be ready to pull the trigger. The Sox have several assets that could draw interest across MLB, and have a willingness in the past to make a deal if the price is right.
Let’s take a look at five players on the Sox roster who could be traded this season: