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Old August 26 2012, 05:52 PM   #666
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Re: MLB Discussion - 2012 Season

Scout101 wrote: View Post
Or it was a chance to get out from under almost half a billion dollars in contracts and rebuild without bumping the luxury tax ceiling for a group that just wasnt working...

It was this exactly. The only person the Dodgers really wanted was Gonzalez. (Mexican American from southern California) The biggest part of the deal for Boston was forcing the Dodgers to take Crawford and Beckett. Somebody tweeted yesterday that this deal might make Magic Johnson more popular than Larry Bird in Boston.
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