• My Scores
  • NFL
  • MLB
  • Golf

Report: Sox, Rays GMs were free to trade aces to any team but Yanks

By Dayn Perry | Baseball Writer

More MLB: Power Rankings | Expert Picks | Latest news & notes | Fantasy news

We break no news when we point out that David Price was traded to the Tigers and Jon Lester was traded to the Athletics in advance of the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline.

It is to be assumed, of course, that Rays GM Andrew Friedman and Red Sox GM Ben Cherington fielded many inquiries before eventually settling on a deal for their respective aces. According to one report, however, each team's owner was not inclined to greenlight any swap with the colossus in the Bronx ...

Take that, Yankees!

Heavy is the head that wears the crown, even when it hasn't worn it since 2009.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
Conversation powered by Livefyre

mlb Video

September 1, 2015
MLB Top 10: Top players of 2015 (2:55)
September 1, 2015
Steven Matz returns
September 1, 2015
Red Sox defeat Yankees 4-3
September 1, 2015
Mets defeat Phillies 3-1


Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Men's Nike Scarlet Ohio State Buckeyes No. 15 Limited Football Jersey

College Sideline Gear
Get your favorite school
Shop Now