According to MLB.com, early Thursday morning, John Schuerholz completed a trade with the Red Sox, who will send Edgar Renteria and undisclosed cash considerations to Atlanta in exchange for top prospect Andy Marte.
Am I surprised? Not really. Disappointed? Yes. I was really hoping that Wilson Betemit would get a serious chance to play. Now it looks like he is destined to remain the utility player he already is.
I know I said I'd provide some commentary, but so much is happening, I figured I'd wait until after the day is over.