Felger and Massarotti opened the day talking about the Boston Red Sox and the acquisition of Houston Astros closer Mark Melancon.

The Sox traded infielder Jed Lowrie and right-handed pitcher Kyle Weiland for right-handed closer Mark Melancon of the Houston Astros. Is the Melancon the answer for the Sox closer role?

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Why would the Astros give up Melancon for nothing? How serviceable is he, especially come the late innings of a game?

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Are the Red Sox still looking for more bullpen help? Are they, or will they, still be looking for a big name closer?

Will the exit of old players and entrance of new ones help change the personality of the Sox?

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