With the Sox visiting the Yankees for a three-game set, how the Red Sox fare in the Bronx these next few days will go a long way toward determining the team's actions in the trade market.
If the Sox win a couple of games or even manage to sweep, the team could be emboldened to buy a couple of pieces and make a run at a wild card or even the division. If the Yankees prevail, however, the Sox could decide to set their sights on the future.
NESN.com's Didier Morais stopped by the podcast on Thursday with NESN Nation's Dan Duquette for some trade talk. The two also discussed what to do with Jon Lester, took a look at the schedule ahead for the Red Sox and more.
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