Adrian 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.
There are times when technology makes things worse, not better, and the Adrian Gonzalez saga was one of them.
Although 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.
The 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.
Jon 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.