Prized free agent Mark Teixeira’s decision on where he will play next season is reportedly imminent, according to ESPN.com and The Washington Times.
It may be that the Boston Red Sox have won the bidding for the first basemen.
The Washington Times quoted a source as saying, “the Red Sox will announce that they have landed the highly-coveted slugger, who has been courted this off-season by several major league clubs, including the Angels, Orioles and Nationals.”
“The Red Sox have been considered one of the lead contenders in the Teixeira sweepstakes, but it was unclear whether the team would be able to meet the asking price from agent Scott Boras, who had hoped to land a contract for as much as $200 million over ten years,” the Times reported.
Well, Tex did say that he wanted this done before X-mas…