Red Sox could strong-arm opposition

Addition of Lackey makes for powerhouse rotation

Updated: January 15, 2010, 10:49 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

With Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein seemingly done with his offseason shopping, barring a minor tweak or two, ESPNBoston.com's Gordon Edes is looking at the team position by position. Today, Edes breaks down the starting rotation.

Boston's biggest offseason acquisition was a starting pitcher, John Lackey, who signed a five-year, $82.5 million deal last month. Lackey gives the Red Sox five starting pitchers -- joining Josh Beckett, Jon Lester, Daisuke Matsuzaka and Tim ...

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