Clutch-hitter options for Red Sox

Comparing free agents Carl Crawford and Jayson Werth in clutch situations

Updated: November 12, 2010, 1:23 AM ET
By Jeremy Lundblad | ESPNBoston.com

There's good reason a pair of outfielders are on the free-agent menu for the Boston Red Sox.

Not only are Carl Crawford and Jayson Werth the top free-agent hitters on the market, but either would seemingly provide much-needed stability to the outfield.

Red Sox outfielders combined to hit just .245 last season, the lowest average for the team over the past 35 years, according to STATS LLC. Even the Bob Zupcic-anchored 1992 squad provided a higher batting average. In that same span, ...

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