Red Sox’ Reported Blockbuster Deal Would Give Team Salary Cap Flexibility Going Forward (Video)


A deal is supposedly in place that would send several Red Sox players packing and bring in a whole bunch of prospects with tons of talent. But Boston will at least get one definite positive: salary cap flexibility.

If the proposed deal, which includes the likes of Adrian Gonzalez, Josh Beckett and Carl Crawford, goes through, it could save the Red Sox up to $270 million over the next seven years. While the Sox could see a significant downswing for a few seasons without elite talent on board, the money saved could be better served in players that could help improve the franchise long-term.

NESN's Tom Caron and Jim Rice debate the deal and offer up some thoughts on how it could impact the future of the Red Sox.

Check out the video above to learn more about the potential blockbuster on NESN Daily.

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