'Jon Lester' photo (c) 2008, Keith Allison - license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/I feel like saying “Happy Monday!” would be an oxymoron of sorts, so instead: Happy Winter Meetings Hangover Day! Here’s some links to try and cure that metaphorical upset stomach of yours.

  • In 2011, the Boston lineup was loaded with southpaws. Nowadays, not so much. Trust me, this isn’t another excuse to talk about Josh Hamilton in Boston, but he would make an intriguing option. (In Search Of A Left-Handed Bat)

Guys. I want you all to know how sad I am that McCarthy and his famed Twitter account won’t be coming to Boston. Not even kidding. Will Middlebrooks needs a partner in crime on Twitter.