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5yAdrian Gonzalez says his dream has been to play in Boston. The Red Sox say their dream has been to have him in their lineup. On Monday, their dreams came true.
5yThere are times when technology makes things worse, not better, and the Adrian Gonzalez saga was one of them.
5yAlthough the Red Sox were unable to reach agreement on a contract extension with the All-Star first baseman, they still went through with the trade.
5yThe Red Sox' hitting instructor was Adrian Gonzalez' batting coach during Gonzo's first year in San Diego, and says Boston's new first baseman is an elite hitter.
5yJon Heyman of si.com and Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports both report that the Red Sox and Adrian Gonzalez were unable to reach agreement on a contract extension, but that doesn't necessarily mean the trade is off.
5yGonzalez' status in San Diego was thrown into question early in spring training when his agent made it clear there would be no more team-friendly deals and that Gonzalez would be seeking a contract in the Mark Teixeira range (8 years, 180 million) when he reached free...
5y2009 was Gonzalez' breakout year, as he reached the 40-homer plateau for the first time and was named one of baseball's two most underrated players in an MLB.com poll of executives and managers. He was named to the All-Star team again, and also won another Gold Glove. He...