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The Red Sox have been pretty active lately in shaping their 2010 squad, and after making a few signings, this week they face arbitration with four other players: Jonathan Papelbon, Manny Delcarmen, Ramon S. Ramirez, and Jeremy Hermida. Usually, the Red Sox manage to reach deals before going to arbitration, but that may not be the case this go-around with Papelbon, who earned $6.5 million last year. Expect the others to reach contract agreements before Tuesday’s deadline.
Theo Epstein still has much to do before the season, but at this point, the team’s final roster is starting to take shape. Here are a few of the recent moves made by the team: