Report: Blanton to Red Sox Being Discussed

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports says that late last night, the Phillies and Red Sox were discussing a deal that would send innings-eater Joe Blanton to Boston. No word on what the Phillies would be getting in return besides payroll relief.

Jon Heyman of has just tweeted a few minutes ago that Blanton to Boston is all but done.

We’ll keep you posted on this as Blanton is clearly the odd man out in the wake of the Phillies acquiring Cliff Lee last night.

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