Joel Hanrahan News: Sunday

The Joel Hanrahan deal to the Red Sox still hasn’t been completed and it may not be done for a few days at least. After a night of suspense that ended with no new confirmed details after 5PM, we have word from Jon Heyman that there are still discussions going on about the final player or two, and the Pirates and Red Sox might not get a deal done until after Christmas. Boston reliever Mark Melancon is still a strong possibility to be included in the deal, but that has not been confirmed yet. We will update this article if anything new comes in throughout the day.

Tim has posted his thoughts on what we know so far. That can be read here.

3:19pm For what it’s worth, multiple sources are saying Mark Melancon has said that he has not been told he is part of the trade. That could just be due to the fact nothing has been finalized.

3:24pm  Well this should put an end to all the suspense for the day.  MLB.com writer Evan Drellich says that sources have told him that the trade won’t be done until after Christmas, confirming Jon Heyman’s previous tweet. If anything changes on that front, we will have an update.

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Andrew Smalley

In reality, Melancon is just as confirmed as Sands/Pimentel. Until announced by either team, names are just names.

FWIW, Bowden (whose knowledge is sub-par at best) says that Melancon is indeed in the deal.

In any event, Sands/Pimentel/Melancon seems more than fair for Hanrahan – leaving aside the other part(s).

Lee Young

Via tweet, Melancon said he hasn’t heard anything…fwiw.

I guess it is time to kick back, watch the Steelers and roast some chestnuts.

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