Found August 26, 2012 on NESN.com:
The trade that sent Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford, Josh Beckett and Nick Punto to the Los Angeles Dodgers was surely a shock to Red Sox Nation. Now, just imagine if you were a member of that clubhouse and counted the foursome among your teammated over the last six months. That clubhouse was still trying to sift through and make sense of the trade by the time it was announced, and perhaps Cody Ross put the feeling as succinctly as possible when he said there were "mixed feelings" in regards to the deal. Check out the video above from NESN Daily...
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