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Done Deal. Manny is a Dodger

Details to follow....

(300 characters for a diary.  20 for a post.  It's good to be the King!).

Update [2006-12-6 15:6:18 by Eric Hz]:The assertion of a deal was posted in the ESPN chat with Jim Callis:

Mike - CA: Done deal - Mannny to Dodgers!! LA tv reports...

Jim Callis: (2:58 PM ET ) Really?

Clearly, Mr. Callis doesn't have control over the question posted.

Update [2006-12-6 16:26:29 by Eric Hz]: The Boston Globe reports there is little reason to give credence to the ESPN Deportes report about a trade occurring between the Sawx and either the Dodgers or Mariners. It does not address the ESPN chat rumor though.

I [Gordon Edes] wouldn't put much stock in the ESPN Deportes report that Manny will be gone by the end of the day to the Mariners or Dodgers. There was a media luncheon with managers today, and Francona wasn't deviating from his position from the day before.
As if management never kept information from the masses!

Update [2006-12-6 16:48:30 by Eric Hz]: From Yahoo! Sports 4:02PM:

The Boston Red Sox are still working the Manny Ramirez angle. Yahoo! Sports' Tim Brown reported Wednesday that the Red Sox have asked the Seattle Mariners for closer J.J. Putz, top prospect Adam Jones and player in return