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10/18/13: Yasiel Puig and Adrian Gonzalez sign autographs on their animal-style posters
Adrian Gonzalez discusses his performance in the Dodgers' 6-4 win over the Cardinals in Game 5 of the NLCS.
10/16/13: Adrian Gonzalez blasts a long home run to give the Dodgers a 3-2 third-inning lead
10/16/13: Adrian Gonzalez jacks his second dinger of the game, a solo shot to right that opens up a 6-2 Dodgers lead
10/14/13: Adrian Gonzalez laces a double to right field that knocks in Mark Ellis, giving the Dodgers a 1-0 lead in the fourth inning
10/14/13: Adrian Gonzalez and Yasiel Puig explain that Mickey Mouse stuff always goes in Los Angeles since he lives just an hour away
10/14/13: Yasiel Puig drills a line-drive triple to deep right field, scoring Adrian Gonzalez and adding to the Dodgers' fourth-inning lead
10/6/13: Adrian Gonzalez serves an RBI single into left-center field that brings home Hanley Ramirez and gives the Dodgers a 5-4 lead
10/6/13: Elliot Johnson dives to rob Adrian Gonzalez of a hit, then tosses to second base to start a sparkling 4-6-3 double play
Yasiel Puig, Hanley Ramirez, Carl Crawford and Adrian Gonzalez were heroes in the NLDS and can shine even brighter in the NLCS
10/3/13: Adrian Gonzalez crushes a two-run homer to center field, giving the Dodgers a 4-0 third-inning lead
AP Photo/Mark J. TerrillAdrian Gonzalez (center) and Nick Punto (left) have helped the Dodgers get to their current position.On August 25, 2012, the Dodgers and Red Sox completed a 9-player deal which sent Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford, Josh Beckett, and Nick Punto to Los Angeles for James Loney and four minor leaguers. Entering 2013, Gonzalez had $127 million remaining on his contract and Crawford had $102.5 million remaining. This was the first time in MLB history in which two players were involved in a trade with $100 million remaining on their contracts.
With the Red Sox heading to Los Angeles for a weekend series with the Dodgers, ESPNBoston.com's Gordon Edes looks back on the megatrade the teams completed one year ago, when the Sox shipped Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford, Josh Beckett and Nick Punto to L.A. for a package headlined by pitching prospects Rubby De La Ross and Allen Webster. "I could hardly believe it was happening even as I was reporting it," Edes says of the blockbuster trade. Check out the video to see which team Edes thinks won the trade, one year later.
4/7/13: Adrian Gonzalez lines a base hit to center field to plate two runs and knot the score at 2 in the first inning
4/17/13: Adrian Gonzalez drives in Carl Crawford with a sacrifice fly to foul territory in left, giving the Dodgers an edge in the third
By Jim Donaldson The Red Sox owner signed off on giving $100-plus-million deals to Carl Crawford and Adrian Gonzalez -- both of which, fortunately, the Red Sox were able to unload on the Dodgers last season. But it's hard to imagine Henry and the Sox regretting any time soon the 8-year, $110 million deal they signed this week with Dustin Pedroia, their scrappy, standout, second baseman. "He's the kind of player that every Red Sox fan wants to see," said Henry. The owner's right about that. It'll be great to see Pedroia in a Red Sox uniform through the 2021...
The days of the Red Sox shelling out big contracts to marquee players seemed to be at an end when Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford and Josh Beckett were shipped across country to the Los Angeles Dodgers last summer.Apparently every new policy has a way of being tweaked.Dustin Pedroia sat on the field at Fenway Park this afternoon, in between Red Sox manager John Farrell and general manager Ben Cherington, as the team made the announcement of his eight-year, $100 million contract extension official.