Last season the Boston Red Sox won 89 games in what was predicted to be a "bridge year" for the franchise. The constant storyline throughout the Sox season was injuries. With various ailments affecting the young core of Dustin Pedroia, Kevin Youkilis and Jacoby Ellsbury, the Red Sox were lucky to approach 90 wins.
With a disappointing season in the books and a rich free agent class, the Red Sox were hoping for Theo Epstein to make a splash in free agency to improve the team.
A better word to describe this offseason's transactions so far is cannonball.
Let's take a look at Theo's recent moves and how Boston will move forward.