A year ago, Red Sox Nation began pressuring the Front Office to make a splash. Whether it be Corey Seager, Carlos Correa, or Kris Bryant, the fans wanted a deal to be made. Some writers reported that even players were pressuring Bloom to make a move as they felt they had a World Series-caliber team after making a deep post-season run in 2021. One by one, the market got smaller and smaller. The pressure online from beat writers and Red Sox "influencers" got louder and louder.