The following are insights, ideas and notes gathered from recent conversations with team sources, rival executives, reporters, front office assistants, and talent evaluators...
Is Mookie Betts ever going to get traded?
According to a variety of reports, it seems the Dodgers and Padres are the teams involved in talks with the Sox.
My quick survey of insiders points to Betts being on the Red Sox come Opening Day.
The Dodgers are viewed as a better fit because they have more attractive big league talent to deal and Boston still wants to contend in 2020. The Padres, on the other hand, prefer to put the emphasis on prospects in exchange for moving salary and that is not necessarily Boston's goal.