According to ESPN Boston, sources say a deal sending Joel Hanrahan to the Red Sox is close. No names are mentioned in the article, but yesterday we heard that the Pirates were interested in shortstop Jose Iglesias. We will continue to keep you updates on any news from today in this article.
Boston Red Sox closer to deal with Pittsburgh Pirates for closer Joel Hanrahan, sources say es.pn/XZASWd
— ESPNBoston (@ESPNBoston) December 22, 2012
Update: 1:21pm The article has been updated to say that there is still “work to be done” to get the deal done and the Pirates are asking for a significant return
1:59pm Jon Heyman now says that multiple players will be involved, but not Jose Iglesias, the name we have heard most often recently.
#redsox still talking to #pirates about hanrahan. likely be for multiple players. jose iglesias not in current offerings
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) December 22, 2012
3:33pm Jon Heyman has said that Jerry Sands could be a part of the deal. He is ...