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If the 4-1 Deal Happens…

If the final deal is Jon Lester, Coco Crisp, Jed Lowrie and Justin Masterson 

Projected 2008 Team

C: Varitek (Captain)
1B: Youkilis (Gold Glover)
2B: Pedroia (RoY)
SS: Lugo (33 SBs and 73 RBI in ’07)
3B: Lowell (World Series MVP, Former Gold Glover)
RF: JD Drew (Still Career .890 OPS guy)
CF: Ellsbury (2008 RoY?)
LF: Ramirez (Perennial All-Star)
DH: Ortiz (The Man)

SP1: Johan Santana (2 time Cy Young winner)
SP2: Josh Beckett (Best Post Season Pitcher Ever?)
SP3: Dice-K (Good and only getting better)
SP4: Curt Schilling (Second Best Post Season Pitcher Ever?)
SP5: Clay Buchholz (Another Potential RoY)
Closer: Papelbon (Best there is)

My Gods. Polytheism at its best.

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