Hopefully, you had a chance to read Peter Gammons' chat over at the website of the Boston Globe. If you love the Red Sox, click through and read it. Mr. Gammons also offers some opinion on the difficulty Roger Clemens will have answering questions about trainer Brian McNamee. He doesn't even mention the threat from McNamee's lawyer that Clemens will be sued for defamation if Clemens calls McNamee a liar on 60 Minutes this coming Sunday.
If all you care about is what he believes will happen with Johan Santana, continue on.
In response to a die-hard Red Sox fan who believes Ellsbury-for-Santana is too much for the Red Sox to give-up, Mr. Gammons responds:
He was also asked about the pressures Twins' GM Bill Smith is under and answered thusly:
So the Mets are working hard to get a package good enough to acquire Santana. A win-win-win-win situation for all four teams involved.