Jones: Will Red Sox Seal The Deal On Lester, Sandoval?

November 21, 2014 2:16 PM
Jones: Will Red Sox Seal The Deal On Lester, Sandoval?
" BOSTON (CBS) – Major League Baseball free agency is heating up, so on Thursday night 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Adam Jones had on Jason Mastrodonato from Mass Live to break it all down from a Red Sox perspective.

The two big names you’re hearing for Boston are free agent third baseman Pablo “Kung Fu Panda” Sandoval and Jon Lester.

Jones is dubious of the sincerity of the Red Sox offer, and thinks it’s just a way for the team to save face in the wake of blundering the negotiation last offseason.

“I’m with you Adam. There’s a reason why this offer came out. How many offers do you see get into the public eye, especially this early in the process. He still has more teams to meet. I was surprised to see that come out,” said Mastrodonato.

The reported six-year $120 million deal the team is offering Lester now, while more generous than the initial four years and $70 million, is still not in the ball park according to Mastrodonato "

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