In one dramatic gesture, the Red Sox this week set about the process of changing their clubhouse culture, re-stocking their system with two high-end pitching prospects and, notincidentally, saved approximately 260 million in future payroll obligations.
The Red Sox discuss the blockbuster trade of Adrian Gonzalez, Josh Beckett and Carl Crawford
Adrian Gonzalez and Nick Punto had kind words for Red Sox Nation on their way out the door Saturday, as both players took to Twitter to express their feelings on the day they became Dodgers.
In addition, the proposed trade is confirmed by Red Sox chairman Tom Werner, who says he hopes the deal will be completed Saturday.
Josh Beckett was scheduled to start Saturday, but Aaron Cook has been told he will be starting instead with Beckett probably heading to LA.