The Red Sox and Pirates seem to be good trading partners this off-season. A big deal at the end of December brought Joel Hanrahan already to Boston.
If the two sides keep the communications open there might be another deal to be made.
The Pirates are the ones to start the latest rumor that Garrett Jones might be going to Boston, and Jose Iglesias might be the starting point for that trade. This tweet by Pittsburgh writer Tom Singer has still been lingering:
With #RedSox still shopping for a lefty-hitting 1B-OF — ring any bells? — you have to wonder if #Pirates will make another run at Iglesias
— Tom Singer (@Tom_Singer) January 20, 2013
The Pirates must recall the last time they took a slick young infielder from Boston in what turned out to be a one sided deal in 2003. Pittsburgh traded Jeff Suppan and Brandon Lyon at the trade deadline, and got Freddie Sanchez and Michael Gonzalez in a steal from Bost...