Peter Abraham of The Boston Globe reports that Carl Crawford has agreed to a seven-year, $142 million deal with the Red Sox. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports has confirmed it, and NESN and AP are already posting the news of the Red Sox landing Crawford. After the Sox inked Adrian Gonzalez, it was presumed that they would not be pursuing Crawford as hard.
The balance of power in the AL East has tipped about as far east as it can go! Bring on Season 2011!