Boston Red Sox Offered Toronto Six Pitching Prospects for Roy Halladay?

Posted: 13th September 2009 by Anthony Emerson in MLB
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According to a recent article on MLBTradeRumors.com (seen here), the Red Sox had offered six of their best young pitchers (Justin Masterson, Felix Doubront, Nick Hagadone, Clay Buchholz, Daniel Bard, and Michael Bowden) to the Toronto Blue Jays for their ace, Roy Halladay, before the trade deadline of July 31. This deal seems incredibly un-Theo Epstein-like. Since arriving in Boston in 2003, Epstein has repeatedly preached prospect development. Several of the products of the deep Red Sox system, such as Dustin Pedroia, Jonathan Papelbon, Jon Lester, Jacoby Ellsbury, and Kevin Youkilis, have gone on to have a ton of success in the majors. It had already been known that the Red Sox offered the best package to the Blue Jays for Halladay, and that Boston had very aggressively pursued Halladay. ...

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Boston Red Sox Offered Toronto Six Pitching Prospects for Roy Halladay?

Posted: 13th September 2009 by Anthony Emerson in MLB
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According to a recent article on MLBTradeRumors.com (seen here), the Red Sox had offered six of their best young pitchers (Justin Masterson, Felix Doubront, Nick Hagadone, Clay Buchholz, Daniel Bard, and Michael Bowden) to the Toronto Blue Jays for their ace, Roy Halladay, before the trade deadline of July 31. This deal seems incredibly un-Theo Epstein-like. Since arriving in Boston in 2003, Epstein has repeatedly preached prospect development. Several of the products of the deep Red Sox system, such as Dustin Pedroia, Jonathan Papelbon, Jon Lester, Jacoby Ellsbury, and Kevin Youkilis, have gone on to have a ton of success in the majors. It had already been known that the Red Sox offered the best package to the Blue Jays for Halladay, and that Boston had very aggressively pursued Halladay. ...

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Article written by Anthony Emerson

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