Anthony Gruppuso-US PRESSWIRE
Today's links include stories on the Red Sox rotation, some potential story lines in the 2013 season, and a proposed rule change to offset the current qualifying offer concerns.
Brian MacPherson also talks about how much the rotation needs to improve, but is much more optimistic than Baer about their chances. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal)
As has been rumored, the Red Sox scouted Javier Vazquez over the weekend. Alex Cora, the GM for Vazquez's Puerto Rico Winter League team, offers a scouting report on the pitcher. (Alex Speier; WEEI.com)
There has been a lot of discussion lately surrounding the current qualifying offer rules. Brad Johnson proposes a solution. (Brad Johnson; Hardball Times)
Daniel Poarch saves us all the trouble and fills us in on the biggest narrative-driven story lines we'll be facing in the upcoming season. (Daniel Poarch; Fire Brand of the AL)
John Tomase writes about the end of an era being represented by the next few years in Hall of Fame voting. (John Tomase; Boston Herald)