Is this all stemming from that speculative piece of Olney's on possible landing spots for Ellsbury where he guesses the cost and not based on actual rumors? I don't have ESPN Insider so I can't read his speculation part.
Some small-market teams must desperately cling to their young pitching, which is what the Red Sox are looking for. Some teams, such as the Royals, have other priorities.
But here are some teams that could theoretically be a fit in an Ellsbury deal. (WARNING: SPECULATION AHEAD)