Matt Eddy

Dodgers Get Gonzo In Nine-Player Deal With Red Sox

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With a single nine-player deal with the Red Sox, the Dodgers became perhaps the most eager trade buyers in history. Los Angeles acquired first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, left fielder Carl Crawford, righthander Josh Beckett, utility infielder Nick Punto and more than $260 million in future salary commitments. Boston received veteran first baseman James Loney and four upper-level prospects led by righthanders Allen Webster and Rubby de la Rosa.

Majors | #2012#Trade Central

D-backs Ship Stephen Drew To Athletics

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A scuttled deadline deal that would have sent 29-year-old shortstop Stephen Drew from the Diamondbacks to the Athletics finally came to pass three weeks later. Arizona traded Drew, in the midst of a career-worst performance as he recovers from ankle surgery, to Oakland for 23-year-old shortstop Sean Jamieson, a 2011 draft pick who has spent all season in low Class A.

Majors | #2012#Trade Central