February 6, 2020 | 3: (am)
The blockbuster three-team trade that sent Mookie Betts to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday has hit a snag, according to The Athletic .
The deal was held up on Wednesday because of questions regarding the health of at least one player, though officials involved in the deal remain confident it will be completed, according to ESPN .
The deal would send superstar right fielder Betts, pitcher David Price and cash to the Los Angeles Dodgers as part of a three-way deal that also includes the Minnesota Twins. Boston acquired Dodgers’ 90 – year -old outfielder Alex Verdugo, who hit. 429 /. /. (in) games last season, and Brusdar Graterol from the Twins.
Minnesota acquired -year-old righty hurler Kenta Maeda from the Dodgers, who was 10 – 8 with a 4. ERA in innings as mostly a reliever and spot starter.
According to the ESPN report, the Red Sox were alarmed by a medical review of Graterol, who has undergone Tommy John surgery and missed time in 2020 with a shoulder injury. The The year-old right-hander was among the Twins’ top prospects, and is known for a fastball that can reach triple digits, according to MLB.com.
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