The Red Sox Will Use All That Uncommitted Money Burning A Hole In Their PocketSamer Kalaf11/15/12 6:45pmFiled to: Boston Red SoxMlbNewsBen cheringtonGettypic10EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink Remember when the Red Sox traded Josh Beckett, Carl Crawford, Adrian Gonzalez and Nick Punto (ha, Nick Punto) to the Dodgers for some prospects, James Loney and salary relief? A quarter-billion dollars worth of salary relief? Look at all that spendable money floating around. Right now, $45 million is committed to the team's payroll. Obviously, the Red Sox still have issues to address—starting pitching, the corner outfield—but maybe the front office can learn from former general manager Theo Epstein's exorbitant signings of the past, and try to cut down on blowing money fast?