converge241 wrote:Gordeon Edes of the Boston Globe reports, that the Edgar Renteria - Andy Marte deal will be finalized once Bud Selig signs off on the money that is being exchanged between the teams.
The Red Sox will be picking up a portion of the remianing $29 million on Renteria's 3-year contract - how much though is unknown at this time. The Red Sox are expected to look into signing a free agent shortstop(Nomar anyone?) rather construct a deal that would flip Andy Marte to Tampa Bay for Julio Lugo. Dec. 8 - 11:52 am et
Source: Boston Globe
Oh, the irony of Nomar returning to Boston for short money in what would have been the 3d year of a 4x15 deal he turned down in spring training '04.