Mookie Betts got his money, which was always his right. Nobody has ever suggested otherwise. But knowing what we know now, can we all agree that there was zero chance that Betts was ever going to get it in Boston?
Following a report Wednesday night that Brusdar Graterol's physical is giving the Red Sox pause, the Mookie Betts mega-deal between the Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers and Minnesota Twins is "not a certainty"
According to a report from the Athletic's Ken Rosenthal, a red flag in the medical records of pitcher Brusdar Graderol (who is scheduled to move from the Twins to the Red Sox) has given Boston's front office pause and put the deal on hold.
According to Fox's Ken Rosenthal, the Red Sox continued to hold detailed discussions over the weekend with both the San Diego Padres and Los Angeles Dodgers regarding a trade for 2018 AL MVP Mookie Betts. The conversations reportedly advanced to the point where a trade is considered imminent.