Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Red Sox Trade Manny To Marlins For Pirate's Bay

BOSTON - The Red Sox, Marlins, and Pirates have agreed to a trade that will send Red Sox star outfielder Manny Ramirez to the Florida Marlins. In exchange for Ramirez, the Red Sox will receive outfielder Jason Bay and relief pitcher John Grabow from the Pirates. The Pirates will acquire pitcher Jeremy Hermeida and a prospect from the Marlins and a prospect from the Red Sox. In addition to Ramirez, the Marlins will receive cash and a prospect from the Red Sox. - New England Sports News Media
Bay is having a solid season as he has hit 22 homeruns and has driven in 64 RBI all while hitting for a .282 average.

Update: Even though the teams have agreed (according to a few published accounts) to this trade, it will not be made official until later on Thursday. According to Peter Gammons, all three teams need to figure out exactly which prospects to involve.

Update #2: The Palm Beach Post is reporting that the deal has been agreed upon by the three teams. All this according to an American League scout.

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