Tuesday, November 28, 2017

REPORT: Red Sox Are 'Extreme Long Shot' On Stanton

Well, take your pick of Tuesday's reports on The Giancarlo Stanton Sweepstakes—either he's coming to Boson or not. Earlier, Ken Rosenthal said Boston was one of three teams actively engaged in talks for the MLB HR leader. Now, however, NBCBoston's Evan Drellich reports that one "baseball source" characterized Boston as an 'extreme long shot' for Stanton. Reportedly, Derek Jeter's asking price (top prospects and eating the bulk of the $295 million contract) is the main roadblock to any deal. Stay tuned—somebody else is likely to chime in!