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Taking stock of starters market

The Red Sox can afford to bolster their rotation, so let's look at who's available

Updated: October 12, 2012, 11:14 AM ET
By Jeremy Lundblad | ESPNBoston.com

Between trades and impending free agency, the Boston Red Sox enjoy about $110 million coming off the books. With only $45 million currently devoted to 2013 salaries, they could be big players in the free-agent market.

That payroll figure will certainly rise after arbitration cases (Jacoby Ellsbury, Andrew Bailey, Jarrod Saltalamacchia, among others) and the anticipated re-signing of David Ortiz (not to mention Cody Ross).

In an otherwise unremarkable free-agent market, Boston ...

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