Jed Hoyer discusses sending Chris Carpenter to the Red Sox; says it was tough to lose him but wishes him well - 2/21
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Initial reactions I think both sides are happy it's behind us. Oh well what about the opposite Chris is a very good reliever. Just difficult difficult got to lose. I think we all realize realism -- significant value when you came over here. Just the things that. Chris has lost six and I think you know. -- -- -- the Cubs are really excited about the new management team and -- -- so. There's a price you paid. That prices to present. Any real public out there. Is talented and it was a blog but most -- -- -- isn't everything it is between two clubs the commissioner's office. -- never waited on us. Which is which is nice to come. Into. I haven't commissioner and most. The players the players in the later. Hands close he was the name that it did that have been in in part of the discussions I think I was. Here at the time it was a part of discussions going vacuum in October. And I a lot of names are or were discussed. If at the end of the two sides. That was the -- that. Made for the -- It wasn't enough wasn't. Opening it up certainly I would is that it is going to be commentator. Both sides keep that -- is it right in that it -- so. I think part of the reason to so. Long as it does not allow us this transaction. And I think both sides a lot things going. Red Sox have a very busy offseason. You can -- manager. A lot of transactions we have a lot of things going on so. Not this wasn't a priority. It was always something that was another team that particular more focused on it. -- -- things -- that and you know and I didn't have all the time there's a lot of press. It certainly wasn't in any animosity and graduate -- people on the emails and all of last night and we're all really good friends and I didn't in this process it really didn't change that there's no animosity there's still a process and one time in part because -- on things.