Peter Gammons: Red Sox Had Deal Done With Jason Bay During Season Players and owners have had differing opinions on the severity of injuries when it comes to contract talks in Major League Baseball, and the Mets’ Carlos Beltran isn’t the only recent player to disagree with his team’s view.

NESN baseball analyst Peter Gammons discussed Jason Bay’s injury situation in Boston with Heidi Watney on Red Sox Hot Stove, and the decision that ultimately resulted in the left fielder’s departure.

According to Gammons, the Red Sox had agreed with Bay in late July on a new four-year extension for the All-Star, but the subsequent disagreement about the diagnosis of Bay’s knee issues stood in the way of the deal getting signed.

You can catch the entire episode tonight, Jan. 18, at 7:30p ET.