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Time for Red Sox to pull off a blockbuster and focus on 2016

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The Boston Red Sox's pitching staff is last in the American League in ERA (4.45), they're in the bottom half in runs scored, and their defense is in the bottom third in most defensive metrics. So what can the Red Sox do to fix things and compete this season?

Nothing.

It's time to pull the plug on 2015 and retool for 2016, and they shouldn't hesitate to trade new acquisitions Pablo Sandoval, Hanley Ramirez and Rick Porcello to get it done