Friday, September 16, 2016

MLB Suspends Padres GM For Medical Flap With Sox

Pomeranz (L); Espinoza (R)
When the Red Sox traded their top pitching prospect (Anderson Espinoza) to the San Diego Padres, they expected to get the full medical 'low-down' on the guy they got back—LHP Drew Pomeranz. When some issues arose with Pomeranz, the Sox got suspicious and approached Major League Baseball. After conducting a private investigation of San Diego General Manager A.J. Preller, MLB suspended him for 30 days for submitting false medical records on Pomeranz. It's unclear if the Red Sox will get any compensation based on the findings—but they sure as hell should.