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Biggest trade deadline day in recent memory for the Boston Red Sox... and not in a good way. We discuss it all as the news happens and take your reactions.
We tackle four topics, all centered around the Sox best moves ever at the trade deadline.
cost-control season (superior) Jonathan Papelbon (37) - average 2.5 WAR per full cost-control season (good) Craig Hansen (54) - 93 2/3 innings, career WAR -1.9 (bust) 2005 Jonathan Papelbon (91) - average 2.6 WAR per full cost-control
subluxation in September), while the Sox relied for stretches of the year on right-handers like Manny Delcarmen and Craig Hansen . Countermoves : The Sox added catchers Corky Miller and Javier Lopez with Varitek out. The team went out of the organization
Buchholz (10). That group -- even with the disappearances of “top prospect” Andy Marte and No. 4 prospect Craig Hansen -- delivered incredible impact. The Red Sox’ future for years to come will be determined less by the players
the minors (see Clay Buchholz in 2008); some are shell-shocked and seemingly never recover (former Sox reliever Craig Hansen , now out of organized baseball, comes to mind as someone whose career was derailed by being rushed). Assuming that
Ellsbury alone means that the ledger is a clear net positive for the Sox. Derek Lowe to the Dodgers; Netted draft picks Craig Hansen (No. 26) and Michael Bowden (No. 47) ANALYSIS: One of the most negative tradeoffs that the Sox have had when
Red Sox receive outfielder Jason Bay from Pirates, send outfielder Manny Ramirez to the Dodgers and right-hander Craig Hansen and outfielder Brandon Moss to the Pirates Ramirez will also be remembered for his contributions to the 2004 and 2007
Pirates thought that the deal could impact them for years to come, as they acquired outfielder Brandon Moss and reliever Craig Hansen from the Sox and third baseman Andy LaRoche and Single-A starting pitching prospect Bryan Morris in the deal
by a Red Sox pitcher with at least 20 relief appearances after the break: 7.96 – Matt Albers, 2011 (24 appearances) 7.52 – Craig Hansen , 2006 (27 appearances) 7.33 – Mark Clear, 1983 (26 appearances) 7.27 – Manny Delcarmen, 2009 (29 appearances) He’s got a ways to go to pass the all-time worst post-break
2010, Sanchez was a key component in the Giants’ World Series championship, giving him his day in the spotlight. Craig Hansen , 2005 It usually takes a player years to rise through a team’s farm system, but Hansen did not care for the typical
Atlanta but hasn’t hit over .280 since. 2. 2008: In a three-team deal, traded Manny Ramirez to the Dodgers and Craig Hansen and Brandon Moss to the Pirates for Jason Bay It’s often said that the team that gets the headline player wins the trade