If the Sox are truly dealing Lackey, everyone should be talking to them given how little he’ll make in 2015. But right now it’s the Marlins:
Sources: Marlins and Red Sox are discussing a possible John Lackey trade. @FOXSports1
— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) July 30, 2014
Lackey had a couple of bumpy years in Boston, but he has posted a 3.55 ERA over 50 starts since the beginning of last season for the Sox, turning into one of the more reliable mid-rotation starters in all of baseball.
UPDATE: The latest from our field reporter, Buzz Killington:
Hearing that there is “zero chance” of a Lackey trade to #Marlins
— clarkspencer (@clarkspencer) July 30, 2014