The Boston Red Sox are heading into an interesting winter under new head executive Chaim Bloom. Since it seems to be a point of emphasis to get under the luxury tax, and slugger J.D. Martinez decided to opt in to his contract, one move you could see happening is a devastating trade of former AL MVP Mookie Betts.
That won't go over well in the New England area, as Red Sox fans love Betts. Why wouldn't they? Behind Mike Trout, you could argue he's the second-best player in the entire sport.
Of course, contrarian Boston Globe writer Dan Shaughnessy doesn't quite see it that way.