It appears the three-trade between Boston, Los Angeles, and Minnesota hit a bit of snag on Wednesday. While the deal is still expected to be completed, rumors of an adjusted package have been reported. The below tweet is the trade in question.
Kenta Maeda will go to Twins in the three-way trade, while Brusdar Graterol will go to Red Sox in the three-way deal, per source. @Ken_Rosenthal 1st
— Mark Feinsand (@Feinsand) February 5, 2020
Wednesday evening, Ken Rosenthal and The Athletic reported that the Red Sox hit the pause button on completing the trade after reviewing the medical records of Twins prospect Brusdar Graterol. Rosenthal had this to say:
The Red Sox projected [Graterol] more as a reliever than as a starter, according to sources involved with the discussions. As a result of that valuation, the Sox might ask for an additional player and/or money to bridge the gap, though it is unclear whether the player would come from the Twins or Dodgers, sources said.
Graterol would have been moving from the Twins to Boston as Kenta Maeda would head from Los Angeles to Minnesota.
As this trade is held up, so too is the Joc Pederson/Ross Stripling trade to Anaheim. On…