Free agents are patiently waiting next to their phones. As the offseason rolls into mid-December, crafty veterans like Ryan Madson, Roy Oswalt, Michael Cuddyer and Carlos Beltran are among the options the Red Sox could look into.
That's not to mention the question marks surrounding the rest of Bobby Valentine's coaching staff. The skipper is still in the process of interviewing candidates for bench coach, pitching coach and first base coach.
So when will the rest of the staff be in place? Which free agents could be the best fit in Boston? Will mainstays like Jason Varitek and Tim Wakefield get a chance to return? What are the chances the team locks up David Ortiz to a multi-year deal?
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