There have been rumors of Boston shopping Josh Beckett to Texas and Atlanta over the weekend. Multiple reports have a Beckett trade unlikely, and Heyman agrees with that.
“There are a lot of hurdles, no question about that. The fact they’re talking to Texas and Atlanta gives you the thought (Beckett has) given the OK; maybe he likes those two teams,” Heyman said of the Sox righty, who can veto any deal as a 10-5 player. “They’re both contenders and in the South.”
Heyman: Teams Now Weighing Beckett Trade
“Those teams are weighing the issues, and the biggest issue is (Becektt) has $38-million to go until 2014,” he added.
Are there any other teams that could jump into the Beckett sweepstakes?
“I’m not aware of other teams, but he — as you said — is holding the cards because he can tell them where he’s willing to go,” said Heyman. “That’s up to him and I don’t blame him for that "
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