The 2 p.m. ET deadline for the Red Sox and Adrian Gonzalez to come to terms on an extension has come and gone with out an agreement.
Accordingly, the deal has fallen through — says Jon Heyman.
The 2 p.m. deadline was considered “soft” — meaning a deal could come after that time — but according to Heyman, the parties just couldn’t reach a deal. Gonzalez apparently wanted an eight-year extension while the Sox only wanted to go six years.
The Padres previously said that they wouldn’t be willing to field other offers for Gonzalez if the trade with Boston did not work out.
According to Ken Rosenthal, the trade could still be possible even without an extension in place. Rosenthal also reported that he was told by a source that Gonzalez “turned down a lot of money because he wanted more, and the window closed.”
Jon Morosi of FoxSports.com has tweeted that a source has said that the trade is “not done yet.”