The trading deadline is now just 12 days away. Teams are heating up the phone lines to make deals that will improve their clubs for the stretch run. Perhaps no team is in greater need of an impact trade than the Boston Red Sox.
The Red Sox enter Monday finding themselves 3.5 games behind the second-place Tampa Bay Rays and 6.5 games behind the first-place New York Yankees. In a division that is almost assured to hold this year's wild-card team, the Red Sox must make a move (or moves) to support their wounded roster and make a run at the AL East contenders.
Here is a look at 10 moves that could get Boston back on track and headed in the right direction in a vaunted division.