Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The Great 2012 "Pedro Beato Trade Switcheroo"

A little side-note in yesterday's Peter Gammons blog will likely make Red Sox fan depression even deeper. According the the Hall of Fame baseball writer, Carmine Hose GM Ben Cherington had a deal in place back in 2012 that would have brought current stud starter Jacob deGrom from the Metropolitans to the Red Sox. The guy going the other way to Flushing? The immortal Kelly Shoppach. When the Mets had second thoughts, they sent the equally-immortal Pedro Beato to Boston instead of deGrom. Oh, the humanity!