Adrian Gonzalez says that he has some regrets about his time in Boston and Josh Beckett believes that it was time to move on and start something new in LA.
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Red Sox give up their best hitter for little in return yet they're considered the big winners in the trade with the Dodgers thanks to the dead weight LA took off of Boston's hands. But in Los Angeles as you'd imagine there's a different -- fueled by what the player they wanted most in the trade delivered. In his first at bat in his Dodgers debut Saturday night batting clean up in. During Gonzales -- the second pitch he saw as a dodger -- -- three run homer helping LA to an 82 win over the Marlins in his debut. But before he can fully turn the page and move on to his Dodgers career. There are questions regarding his time with the Red Sox and his less than two years in Boston. We'll make. Some decisions that you regret later. You know I think. For the most part I know that you know every day and I was very given mile an -- on the field I try to do my best to win. They'll they'll some great relationships with the guys and or regret any moment of being there you mentioned some regrets. -- you talk about that at all. I mean I just. -- gonna get into any specifics. Not just. I mean. -- semi against a specific uses you know I think it. We all live our lives and went home -- things that we -- issues we could take back at times. Gonzales Sosa that lineup ought to step father perhaps -- -- -- -- infamous text message that he -- Kelly Shoppach accepted his involvement. Heading on what story you believe. Last year everybody was telling me to take more of a leadership role of the end of the year this year I try to be more outspoken and whenever you face certain things and do certain things sometimes they fired back the wrong way everything I ever did was for the sake of winning and I think everybody over there and -- -- -- -- The way things -- spin them. And I mean there were a couple of things well I shouldn't say a couple of things one thing I should not have him. Josh Beckett gets his first chance to impress his new team Monday he's scheduled to start against the Colorado Rockies. As for the lasting impression. He left in Boston. He knows that he left the Red Sox on board terms to be generous. What does he have to say about how things turned for the worst starting one year ago. Fair or unfair you know that's that's the way things are some times. You know for me yeah I think it was time to move on. And in and start this new chapter. You know. I wished everybody there that do the best I you know out there with those guys for legacy at seven years. You know I and I made some great some great friendships with a with a lot of the front office there and you know I think I I think it was time for me to move on them.