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Red Sox prospect Sumoza to go to Braves in Kotsay deal

Updated: August 27, 2008, 3:33 PM ET
By Buster Olney | ESPN The Magazine

The Red Sox finalized a deal to acquire Mark Kotsay from the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday.

Part of the issue that had been slowing the completion of the deal was the discussion between the Red Sox and Kotsay over the assignment fee he was contractually expected to receive for going there. Under his contract, Kotsay was to receive money if he was traded. Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein and Kotsay's representatives talked into Tuesday night to resolve that issue.

The 12-year veteran ...

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