Can you imagine the reaction in Boston had Pedro openly floated the idea of bringing some of his teammates to another club once his last pact ran out?

Then again, Gabe Kapler could’ve used someone to put in a good word.

Doug Mirabelli and Manny Ramirez have each connected for 3 run homers off Jon Lieber tonight in Philly, the Red Sox cruising, 6-0 over the Phillies. Curt Schilling is scheduled to make a rehab start for Pawtucket next Wednesday against the Ottawa Lynx after throwing 84 pitches in a simulated game earlier today.