Boston also reached a tentative agreement on a two-year contract with outfielder Mike Cameron, according to a person familiar with those negotiations. That deal is subject to a physical, the person said on condition of anonymity because the agreement was not yet final.
Ken Rosenthal is reporting it's a two-year deal worth $15.5 million.
Great deal for the Red Sox here. Not even $8 million per season for one of the best center fielders in the game? I love it. Cameron should also see a nice improvement in numbers playing in Fenway Park for 81 games. He has a lifetime .778 OPS in 82 at-bats in Fenway, but that could be better once it becomes his "home park."
SI's Jon Heyman reports that Cameron could platoon with Jeremy Hermida, but I think that's questionable. Terry Francona will want that solid defense on a daily basis. Heyman is also assuming Cameron is the Red Sox's left fielder, not center fielder. The Herald's Michael Silverman says Cameron is willing to play left field or center field.
What do you think, Red Sox fans?