One year after their blockbuster deal, the Dodgers and Red Sox meet with both teams in first place. A look at how the players involved in the trade are doing:
TRADED TO DODGERS
RHP Josh Beckett: The 33-year-old is 2-8 with a 4.07 ERA in 15 starts for LA. He lasted only eight starts this season before suffering a season-ending injury related to nerve damage that required surgery. Signed for one more year at $15.75 million.
LF Carl Crawford: Now a leadoff hitter after recovering from elbow surgery, Crawford has played only 88 of 127 games this season, hitting .289. Rarely steals bases (11) or hits home runs (5) any more. Signed for four more years at $82.5 million.
1B Adrian Gonzalez: He has hit .297 for the Dodgers over 159 games, but with only 19 home runs and a .797 OPS that is below his career standards but better than average. Signed for five more years at $106 million.
INF Nick Punto: Bench player has hit .261 for the Dodgers over 115 games. Will be a free agent after the season.
TRADED TO RED SOX
INF Ivan De Jesus: Appeared in eight games for Red Sox before being traded to Pittsburgh in December. Season has been spent in Triple A.
RHP Rubby De La Rosa: The 24-year-old had a 4.76 ERA in five relief appearances for the Sox before being sent back to Triple A Pawtucket, where he has been a starter most of the season.
1B James Loney: Hit .230 in 30 games for the Red Sox before signing with Tampa Bay as a free agent. Now enjoying one of the best seasons of his career for the Rays, hitting .311 with a .799 OPS through Wednesday.
1B-OF Jerry Sands: A player to be named later in the trade, he never played for the Sox then was traded to Pittsburgh. A Triple A player all season.
RHP Allen Webster: A strong performance in spring training did not translate well to six starts with the Sox (1-2, 9.57). An 8-4 record and 3.90 ERA at Pawtucket speaks to potential.Peter Abraham can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter @PeteAbe.