There was much talk amidst the Adrian Beltre signing, that he was setting himself up for something bigger.
Big market, solid lineup, Giant beneficial wall to his pull-side.
So he takes a one-year deal from the Red Sox, in an attempt to post
better numbers in a park that suits his style a little better.
Now he has financial security for 2010 (option), or he could sign a long-term deal after playing well for a season.