Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Matt Clement Takes Heat for Bronson Arroyo Trade

Boston starter Matt Clement, with his 2-2 record and 6.14 ERA, is hearing boos and catcalls from frustrated Red Sox fans. It's as if they are blaming Clement for the trade of Ex-BoSox starter Bronson Arroyo to the Cincinnati Reds. Arroyo, 5-0 with a 2.06 ERA, has led his new team to the top of the National League Central Division and a major league best 19-8 record. The Red Sox had moved Arroyo because Clement was virtually untradable as the Red Sox owe him just under $10 million a year for this season and next.