Red Sox

Hot Stove Lunch: Red Sox near bottom in offseason free-agent spending

Last year, the Red Sox spent more on payroll than any other team in baseball.

The year before, they led all teams in spending, too, and spent more than they ever had in a single season.

In fact, from the 2010 season through 2019, no team spent more on payroll than the Red Sox.

But this winter, in cost-cutting mode, it's an entirely different story.