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Of course, all this speculation about whether the Red Sox will trade for a role player (Willingham, Francouer) or make a sexy trade (Beltran, Ethier) may be irrelevant. The Sox may just stand pat, with JD Drew and Josh Reddick platooning in right field.
I'm not convinced this is an entirely terrible option. In 66 at-bats this season, Reddick is hitting .379, has knocked in 17 RBI and hit three home runs. His OPS is 1.095, with a slugging percentage of .682 and an on-base percentage of .413. Reddick's WAR is 1.4, with an oWAR of 1.0 and a dWAR of 0.4
Drew, in 74 games, is hitting at a paltry .228 with four home runs and 22 RBI. He has an on-base percentage of .326 and a slugging percentage of .317 for an OPS of .643, all below career averages.
I know it's early, but it seems Reddick is more than making up for Drew's lackluster production this season.
I'm guessing that Darnell McDonald will go the way of Mike Cameron (that is, being DFA sometime in the very near future) and will likely be replaced by Ryan Kalish or maybe the Red Sox will keep Yamaico Navarro up in the majors.
With as well as Reddick has played, the Red Sox may not see the need to make a trade for any outfielder.
Regardless of what moves the Red Sox make, as long as they're winning I'll be happy.