Why AL Execs Believe Red Sox Did Well In Reported Mookie Betts Trade

The reported Mookie Betts trade is a polarizing one, and likely always will be. And, fair or not, the Boston Red Sox will be harshly criticized for dealing away one of the best players the franchise ever has developed.

But is the criticism fair?

That very much remains up for debate, but at least a pair of American League executives believe the Red Sox did well in the Betts trade, which also sent David Price to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Boston reportedly acquired young outfielder Alex Verdugo, who figures to start immediately in right field, and Brusdar Graterol, who might already be the organization’s best pitching prospect.

Check out this tweet from The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal:

Make of that what you will.

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