YouTube: The Red Sox Crowded 40-Man Roster

Jacoby Ellsbury will be healthy soon, and that means the Red Sox will need to make some room for him on the roster. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Seven players on the 60-day disabled list in addition to a full 40-man roster means that the Red Sox will soon be in something of a roster crunch. Things are bad enough already in those regards with the 25-man roster, as Mark Melancon, Junichi Tazawa, and Clayton Mortensen sit in Triple-A awaiting a way to return to the big-league club, but the larger 40-man roster has its own set of issues. What are some of the options before the Red Sox, who will need to sort this mess out in the next month or so, once injured players are no longer hurting?

That's the topic of discussion today in Over the Monster's latest YouTube offering. Remember, you can view Over the Monster YouTube videos either here, on the right sidebar of OTM, or at our official YouTube channel. Subscribe if you want them delivered to your inbox in digest form whenever they're available.

Video after the jump.

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