|Dec. 26 11:33 AM PT12:33 PM MT1:33 PM CT2:33 PM ET14:33 ET19:33 GMT3:33 CST12:33 PM MST2:33 PM EST3:03 PM VEN23:33 UAE1:33 PM CT-The Red Sox have acquired All-Star closer Joel Hanrahan from the Pittsburgh Pirates in a six-player deal. Boston completed the trade Wednesday, also receiving infielder Brock Holt. The Red Sox gave up right-handers Mark Melancon and Stolmy Pimentel, infielder Ivan DeJesus Jr. and Sands.
Analysis: Sands and DeJesus were obtained in a trade that sent Josh Beckett, Carl Crawford and Adrian Gonzalez to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Aug. 25.
|Oct. 4 4:28 PM PT5:28 PM MT6:28 PM CT7:28 PM ET19:28 ET23:28 GMT7:28 CST4:28 PM MST6:28 PM EST6:58 PM VEN3:28 UAE (+1)6:28 PM CT-The Boston Red Sox acquired right-hander Rubby De La Rosa and Jerry Sands from the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday to complete the teams' Aug. 25 blockbuster trade.
Analysis: The deal sent righty Josh Beckett, outfielder Carl Crawford, first baseman Adrian Gonzalez and infielder Nick Punto to the Dodgers in exchange for first baseman James Loney, infielder Ivan De Jesus Jr. and right-handed pitcher Allen Webster. The deal saved the Red Sox more than $250 million in future payroll. De La Rosa and Sands were widely reported as players to be named, but they could not be transferred at the time.