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We look at four of the most memorable trade deadline day deals in recent Sox history.
general manager Theo Epstein pulled off a four-team trade with the Expos, Cubs and Twins that sent Garciaparra and Matt Murton to the Cubs and brought back shortstop Orlando Cabrera from Montreal and first baseman Doug Mientkiewicz from Minnesota
team options for two more years. 2003-04 None 2002-03 Cliff Floyd to the Mets (+7.6 WAR); Netted draft picks Matt Murton (No. 32) and Abe Alvarez (No. 49) ANALYSIS: This was the first indication of how the Sox planned to operate with
David Murphy became a tradable commodity who has forged a solid if unspectacular career with the Rangers. Sandwich pick Matt Murton , too, was dealt at the 2004 trade deadline; his biggest impact has been in Japan, where he’s emerged as a superstar. Second rounder Abe Alvarez appeared in four big league games for the Sox
league OF Henri Stanley to the Dodgers for OF Dave Roberts on July 31 - Traded SS Nomar Garciaparra and minor league OF Matt Murton as part of a four-team deal for SS Orlando Cabrera (from the Expos) and 1B Doug Mientkiewicz (from the Twins) on July 31 World
joining Adam Everett (1998) and Eddie Ford (1974). Only one other institution -- Georgia Tech, which has produced Matt Murton (2003), Mark Fischer (1997) and Nomar Garciaparra (1994) -- has yielded as many early Sox draft picks. Profile: Bradley entered 2011
Orlando Cabrera from Expos, first baseman Doug Mientkiewicz from Twins, send shortstop Nomar Garciaparra and outfielder Matt Murton to Cubs Not only was this the most significant trade deadline deal the Red Sox have made since the turn of the century
Boston, including 36 home runs and 119 RBIs in 2009. 1. 2004: In a four-team trade, sent Nomar Garciaparra and Matt Murton to the Cubs and received Doug Mientkiewicz from the Twins and Orlando Cabrera from the Expos; traded Henri Stanley to the
trade chips, as first-rounder David Murphy was part of the trade that landed Eric Gagne , while sandwich-round pick Matt Murton was involved in the four-team deal that landed Orlando Cabrera from Montreal and Doug Mientkiewicz from Minnesota while ending Nomar Garciaparra ‘s
draft yielded Jon Lester with the Sox’ first pick; 2003 yielded a pair of eventual trade chips in David Murphy and Matt Murton ; 2004 gave Boston Dustin Pedroia ; one year later, the team grabbed Jacoby Ellsbury . The top picks in the 2007-09 drafts (2007 top pick Nick Hagadone was a key to the Victor Martinez deal
Sox great, and this trade will forever be remembered as an all-time big one. The Sox sent Garciaparra and prospect Matt Murton to the Cubs in a four-team deal that landed them Orlando Cabrera and Doug Mientkiewicz . The trade, of course, turned