Mike Cameron Signs with Boston and Ends the Jason Bay Era

Posted: 14th December 2009 by Jeremiah Graves in MLB
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Jason Bay? Nope. Matt Holliday? Pass. The Boston Red Sox balked at the sticker price on the two marquee left fielders on the market and went a different route by reportedly signing veteran center fielder Mike Cameron. The signingùwhich is currently pending a physicalùfurther solidifies the end of the Jason Bay era in Boston and by all accounts should spell the end of any more Matt Holliday to Boston rumors. It also shows that the Red Sox, after reportedly signing ace John Lackey earlier today , are making a commitment to pitching and defense going forward. A decision that contrasts BostonÆs rival, the recently re-stocked powerhouse New York Yankees. Cameron and the Red Sox have reportedly reached an agreement on a two-year deal worth roughly $15.5 million. Cameron, 36, is an elite defen ...

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