The Red Sox had to have a top of the rotation starter so Dombrowski went out and got the best one. I just wonder about a left hander pitching in Fenway. But it is not my money. I wish Cleveland would have went out and got him. I bet a lot of other teams wish they had him too.
They needed this so Dombrowski did it. I like it. If they hadn't messed up Lester 2 years ago this would not have been needed. You can't change the past so they went out and did what they had to do now.
They definitely needed an ace, it is just the Red Sox don't have a great track record in getting what's expected out of free agents. Recent history is littered with the likes of Pablo Sandoval, Hanley Ramirez, Carl Crawford, J. D. Drew, Dice - K, John Lackey. Sure the Sox have deep pockets but there is a limit. Don't get me wrong, I'm thrilled with them getting Price it's just the cost seemed to be too much.