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Source: Red Sox to sign Bobby Jenks

Updated: December 16, 2010, 11:05 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein made a bold move to upgrade his bullpen while managing to avoid giving out a three-year deal to a reliever, a notion he detested.

While setup men continued to receive three-year contracts, including two right-handers on the Red Sox's radar screen, Matt Guerrier (Dodgers) and Jesse Crain (White Sox), Epstein swooped in and reportedly agreed to a contract with Bobby Jenks, who had served as White Sox closer since bursting onto the scene ...

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