Gammons on trade deadline

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Gammons on trade deadline

On the Dan Patrick show, Peter Gammons talks about the upcoming MLB Trade Deadline. In his opinion, he doesn't see a trade happening with Justin Upton unless the Diamondbacks can get three guys for him.
It's not a great baseball market and would be harder to trade at this point.
The Cubs are sellers, and the Rays will sell a pitcher or two if they don't start hitting.
See what else he has to say about the trade deadlines.

Report: Red Sox DH target Beltran agrees to 1-year deal with Astros

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Report: Red Sox DH target Beltran agrees to 1-year deal with Astros

Carlos Beltran, the 39-year-old switch hitter who was a potential target of the Red Sox as a DH, agreed to a free-agent deal with the Houston Astros, ESPN's Buster Olney reported.

FOXSports.com's Ken Rosenthal reports that it's a one-year, $16 million deal. 

Beltran played for the Astros in 2004. He was dealt from the New York Yankees to the Texas Rangers at the July 31 trading deadline last season. He totaled 35 homers, 101 RBI and hit .295 in 2016. 

The Red Sox, looking to fill the void left by David Ortiz's retirement, will be looking for a DH at the Winter Meetings that begin next week. One possibility is the return of Mike Napoli, who played for the A.L. champion Cleveland Indians last season.

More on the Winter Meetings here from CSN Red Sox Insider Sean McAdam.