It’s all burning down before the season starts. We were told that Chris Sale was going to ramp up rather than throttle back thanks to Continue Reading
As the Betts trade finally goes through, we see a major shift in the Red Sox organization. We do not yet know how this impacts Continue Reading
Finally complete, the second baseman of the future is coming to the Red Sox from the Dodgers, along with the replacement right fielder, and Chaim Continue Reading
The guess here, based on all the reporting and sourcing we’ve got, is that yes, in fact, the Mookie Betts, David Price, Alex Verdugo trade is done, and it will be separate from the Twins/Dodgers deal. But just like all the big guns and paragons of trust and reliability in the MLB reporting universe, we can’t say for certain.
Chaim Bloom knows this. He’s cool, he’s calm, and he’s staring down Friedman. Friedman has shown his hand, he doesn’t want to give up a single prospect. He wants to been seen as the master, and Bloom the student. He’s got deals with the Red Sox, the Twins, and the Angels. Bloom just has one deal to think to about. That’s why, apologizes to David Price, Bloom holds the trump card.
In a move anticipated for weeks the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers have to come to an agreement on trade for Mookie Betts Continue Reading
From high and low across the baseball landscape calls are coming: Mookie Betts will be traded soon. Is that today, tomorrow, or later this week? Continue Reading
All in all, Chaim Bloom has somehow managed to place himself in the Cat Bird’s seat in these negotiations. He is playing the Padres and Dodgers off each other expertly.
According to the incomparable Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the Dodgers and Red Sox have had preliminary discussions about a trade for Mookie Betts. Mookie Continue Reading