Teams placing players on waivers happens quite often, even if they have no intentions of trading the player. If Beckett and Gonzalez go unclaimed, as expected, Boston would be able to make a trade involving either as if it were before the non-waiver trade deadline "
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BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox have placed Carl Crawford on the disabled list with a left elbow injury, and he is scheduled to have elbow-reconstruction surgery Thursday. In other moves Tuesday, they activated outfielder Daniel Nava and reliever Vicente ...Read more
In a move that took three weeks longer than most Red Sox fans were expecting, the club announced they have placed starting pitcher Josh Beckett on waivers according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com, via Twitter. That is the good news for Sox fans.Read more
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