From late Monday night to early Tuesday morning, the Boston Red Sox made two large acquisitions: John Lackey and Mike Cameron. Lackey had been rumored to the Red Sox since the offseason started. The 31-year-old right-hander had pitched his entire career with the Los Angeles Angels. Cameron (who last year at this time, was rumored to be headed to the Red Sox' arch rivals, the New York Yankees) will likely play left field for the Red Sox, as Boston "cut all ties" with their popular left-fielder for the past two seasons, Jason Bay. Cameron will likely start, unless the Red Sox sign Matt Holliday. He will turn 37 on January 8, last played for the Milwaukee Brewers. He has never spent more than four seasons with a single team (twice: Cameron was with the Chicago White Sox from 19 ...
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