Baseball insider Sean McAdam joined 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Gresh & Zolak from the meetings down at Nashville, and thinks this move will lead to further moves for Boston.
“It in some ways opens up some opportunities to do other things. I believed they would probably trade Salty before this, after they had signed (David) Ross,” said McAdam. “I think the Napoli signing almost guarantees that now because they now have four people on their major league roster that can catch, and they don’t need that.”
McAdam said there will be no shortage of suitors for Saltalmacchia, including division rivals like the Yankees and Rays. While he doubts Boston would deal him in the division, one potential landing spot for Saltalamacchia could be Chicago.
I think an intriguing fit or trade partner might be the White Sox. They are looking to save a little money and they have Gavin Floyd who they could maybe move,” said McAdam, noting Floyd makes about $5 million more than Salty "
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Gresh and Zolak have their weekly conversation with Sean McAdam and talk about the Red Sox and the Bruins. Among his Red Sox notes,Read more