They'll pay him $217 million over seven years. He'll be pitching at age 37. (CC will go for us until 36.)
That leaves Boston with this starting rotation:
Henry Owens and Joe Kelly to back-up.
Keep in mind, their bullpen now has Craig Kimbrel. There is talk that they'll package Jackie Bradley Jr. with Hanley Ramirez to fill another need. Their farm system is stocked, most notably because they signed Yoan Moncada. YO-AN MON-CADA? SLOWWWWWLY, I TURNED... STEP BY STEP, I MARCHED UP TO HIM...