On Tuesday evening, the Boston Red Sox finalized the framework of a three-team trade involving former MVP Mookie Betts. The Los Angeles Dodgers and Minnesota Twins each participated in this transaction.
Pending physicals, the Red Sox sent Betts and left-handed pitcher David Price to Los Angeles for outfielder Alex Verdugo. Minnesota received starting pitcher Kenta Maeda and shipped pitching prospect Brusdar Graterol to Boston.
Betts Trade: Boston Money Dump
The trade of Betts from Boston's perspective is financially motivated. The former AL MVP remains among the most accomplished young talents in the game, so to deal him at the age...