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According to Yahoo! Sports expert Jeff Passan, the Los Angeles Dodgers are closing in on a blockbuster trade with the Boston Red Sox for Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford, Josh Beckett and Nick Punto.

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 22: Adrian Gonzalez #28 of the Boston Red Sox leaves the batting cage before a game with the Kansas City Royals at Fenway Park on August 24, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Kansas City Royals v Boston Red Sox
BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 22: Adrian Gonzalez #28 of the Boston Red Sox leaves the batting cage before a game with the Kansas City Royals at Fenway Park on August 24, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Boston Red Sox's Adrian Gonzalez, right, reacts as he strikes out swinging to end the game as Los Angeles Angels catcher Chris Iannetta pumps his fist in the bottom of the 10th inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012. The Angels defeated the Red Sox 14-13. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Boston Red Sox's Adrian Gonzalez, right, reacts as he strikes out swinging to end the game as Los Angeles Angels catcher Chris Iannetta pumps his fist in the bottom of the 10th inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012. The Angels defeated the Red Sox 14-13. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Boston Red Sox's Adrian Gonzalez, right, reacts as he strikes out swinging to end the game as Los Angeles Angels catcher Chris Iannetta pumps his fist in the bottom of the 10th inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012. The Angels defeated the Red Sox 14-13. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 24: Bobby Valentine #25 of the Boston Red Sox chats with Adrian Gonzalez #28 of the Boston Red Sox before a game with the Kansas City Royals at Fenway Park on August 24, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Kansas City Royals v Boston Red Sox
BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 24: Bobby Valentine #25 of the Boston Red Sox chats with Adrian Gonzalez #28 of the Boston Red Sox before a game with the Kansas City Royals at Fenway Park on August 24, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
FOXBORO, MA - AUGUST 21: Erick Aybar #2 of the Los Angeles Angels is out at first as Adrian Gonzalez #28 of the Boston Red Sox holds on to the ball at Fenway Park on August 21, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v Boston Red Sox
FOXBORO, MA - AUGUST 21: Erick Aybar #2 of the Los Angeles Angels is out at first as Adrian Gonzalez #28 of the Boston Red Sox holds on to the ball at Fenway Park on August 21, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 5: Adrian Gonzalez #28 of the Boston Red Sox knocks in a run in the third inning against the Minnesota Twins in the first inning at Fenway Park August 5, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Minnesota Twins v Boston Red Sox
BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 5: Adrian Gonzalez #28 of the Boston Red Sox knocks in a run in the third inning against the Minnesota Twins in the first inning at Fenway Park August 5, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Boston Red Sox's Adrian Gonzalez, right, is greeted by Pedro Ciriaco after hitting a three-run home run during the fifth inning of the baseball game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in New York, Saturday, July 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Boston Red Sox's Adrian Gonzalez, right, is greeted by Pedro Ciriaco after hitting a three-run home run during the fifth inning of the baseball game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in New York, Saturday, July 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Boston Red Sox's Adrian Gonzalez, right, is greeted by Pedro Ciriaco after hitting a three-run home run during the fifth inning of the baseball game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in New York, Saturday, July 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Boston Red Sox's Josh Beckett pitches during the first inning of the baseball game against the New York Yankees Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012 at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Boston Red Sox's Josh Beckett pitches during the first inning of the baseball game against the New York Yankees Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012 at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Boston Red Sox's Josh Beckett pitches during the first inning of the baseball game against the New York Yankees Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012 at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 19: Josh Beckett #19 of the Boston Red Sox reacts after giving up a wild pitch which allowed Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees to score at Yankee Stadium on August 19, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)
Boston Red Sox v. New York Yankees
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 19: Josh Beckett #19 of the Boston Red Sox reacts after giving up a wild pitch which allowed Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees to score at Yankee Stadium on August 19, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 19: Josh Beckett #19 of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on August 19, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)
Boston Red Sox v. New York Yankees
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 19: Josh Beckett #19 of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on August 19, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 8: Bobby Valentine #25 of the Boston Red Sox takes the ball from Josh Beckett #19 in the sixth inning against the Texas Rangers at Fenway Park August 8, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Texas Rangers v Boston Red Sox
BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 8: Bobby Valentine #25 of the Boston Red Sox takes the ball from Josh Beckett #19 in the sixth inning against the Texas Rangers at Fenway Park August 8, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 8: Josh Beckett #19 of the Boston Red Sox throws in the first inning against the Texas Rangers at Fenway Park August 8, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Texas Rangers v Boston Red Sox
BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 8: Josh Beckett #19 of the Boston Red Sox throws in the first inning against the Texas Rangers at Fenway Park August 8, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - JUNE 6: Josh Beckett #19 of the Boston Red Sox throws against the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning at Fenway Park June 6, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Orioles, after defeating the Red Sox Tuesday, are tied with the Tampa Bay Rays for first place in the American East Division(Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Baltimore Orioles v Boston Red Sox
BOSTON, MA - JUNE 6: Josh Beckett #19 of the Boston Red Sox throws against the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning at Fenway Park June 6, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Orioles, after defeating the Red Sox Tuesday, are tied with the Tampa Bay Rays for first place in the American East Division(Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
OAKLAND, CA - JULY 04: Nick Punto #5 of the Boston Red Sox can't make a play on the ball off the bat of Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics in the first inning at O.co Coliseum on July 4, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
Boston Red Sox v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - JULY 04: Nick Punto #5 of the Boston Red Sox can't make a play on the ball off the bat of Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics in the first inning at O.co Coliseum on July 4, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WA - JULY 01: Dustin Ackley #13 of the Seattle Mariners slides into second on a steal attempt as shortstop Nick Punto #5 of the Boston Red Sox waits for the throw at Safeco Field on July 1, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. Ackley was out on the play. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
Boston Red Sox v Seattle Mariners
SEATTLE, WA - JULY 01: Dustin Ackley #13 of the Seattle Mariners slides into second on a steal attempt as shortstop Nick Punto #5 of the Boston Red Sox waits for the throw at Safeco Field on July 1, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. Ackley was out on the play. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - JUNE 24: Kevin Youkilis #20 of the Boston Red Sox is hugged by his replacement at third base Nick Punto #5 after he was removed from the game after tripling against the Atlanta Braves during the eighth inning of Boston's 9-4 win in an interleague game at Fenway Park on June 24, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Winslow Townson/Getty Images)
Atlanta Braves v Boston Red Sox
BOSTON, MA - JUNE 24: Kevin Youkilis #20 of the Boston Red Sox is hugged by his replacement at third base Nick Punto #5 after he was removed from the game after tripling against the Atlanta Braves during the eighth inning of Boston's 9-4 win in an interleague game at Fenway Park on June 24, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Winslow Townson/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - JULY 06: Nick Punto #5 of the Boston Red Sox reacts after striking out against the New York Yankees on July 6, 2012 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
New York Yankees v Boston Red Sox
BOSTON, MA - JULY 06: Nick Punto #5 of the Boston Red Sox reacts after striking out against the New York Yankees on July 6, 2012 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 7: Nick Punto #5 of the Boston Red Sox makes a catch on a foul ball against the Texas Rangers at Fenway Park August 7, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Texas Rangers v Boston Red Sox
BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 7: Nick Punto #5 of the Boston Red Sox makes a catch on a foul ball against the Texas Rangers at Fenway Park August 7, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Boston Red Sox's Nick Punto, right, throws to first base after fielding the ball on a single by Minnesota Twins' Jamey Carroll in the fifth inning of a baseball game in Boston, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Mauer's 3-run HR lifts Twins past Red Sox 6-4
Boston Red Sox's Nick Punto, right, throws to first base after fielding the ball on a single by Minnesota Twins' Jamey Carroll in the fifth inning of a baseball game in Boston, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine, right, talks with third baseman Nick Punto (5) during batting practice before a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine, right, talks with third baseman Nick Punto (5) during batting practice before a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine, right, talks with third baseman Nick Punto (5) during batting practice before a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
BALTIMORE, MD - AUGUST 16: Nick Punto #5 of the Boston Red Sox slides into second base under Omar Quintanilla #35 of the Baltimore Orioles on a wild pitch during a baseball game on August 16, 2012 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)
Boston Red Sox v Baltimore Orioles
BALTIMORE, MD - AUGUST 16: Nick Punto #5 of the Boston Red Sox slides into second base under Omar Quintanilla #35 of the Baltimore Orioles on a wild pitch during a baseball game on August 16, 2012 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 18: Curtis Granderson #14 of the New York Yankees slides safely under third baseman Nick Punto #5 of the Boston Red Sox as he jumps to catch a high throw in the seventh inning at Yankee Stadium on August 18, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)
Boston Red Sox v New York Yankees
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 18: Curtis Granderson #14 of the New York Yankees slides safely under third baseman Nick Punto #5 of the Boston Red Sox as he jumps to catch a high throw in the seventh inning at Yankee Stadium on August 18, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - APRIL 13: Carl Crawford #13 of the Boston Red Sox and the rest of his teammates stand in the seventh inning stretch against the Tampa Bay Rays during the home opener on April 13, 2012 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Tampa Bay Rays v Boston Red Sox
BOSTON, MA - APRIL 13: Carl Crawford #13 of the Boston Red Sox and the rest of his teammates stand in the seventh inning stretch against the Tampa Bay Rays during the home opener on April 13, 2012 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - JULY 16: Carl Crawford #13 scores a run in the first inning against the Chicago White Sox at Fenway Park July 16, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Chicago White Sox v Boston Red Sox
BOSTON, MA - JULY 16: Carl Crawford #13 scores a run in the first inning against the Chicago White Sox at Fenway Park July 16, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Boston Red Sox's Adrian Gonzalez, right, is congratulated by Carl Crawford on his three-run home run in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, July 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Boston Red Sox's Adrian Gonzalez, right, is congratulated by Carl Crawford on his three-run home run in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, July 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Boston Red Sox's Adrian Gonzalez, right, is congratulated by Carl Crawford on his three-run home run in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, July 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 12: Carl Crawford #13 rounds third base on his way home off a double by Dustin Pedroia #15 of the Boston Red Sox during the first inning at Progressive Field on August 12, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
Boston Red Sox v Cleveland Indians
CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 12: Carl Crawford #13 rounds third base on his way home off a double by Dustin Pedroia #15 of the Boston Red Sox during the first inning at Progressive Field on August 12, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 12: Carl Crawford #13 of the Boston Red Sox hits an RBI double to center during the fifth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on August 12, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
Boston Red Sox v Cleveland Indians
CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 12: Carl Crawford #13 of the Boston Red Sox hits an RBI double to center during the fifth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on August 12, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 18: Carl Crawford #13 of the Boston Red Sox steals second base past the glove of Jayson Nix #17 of the New York Yankees in the first inning at Yankee Stadium on August 18, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)
Boston Red Sox v New York Yankees
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 18: Carl Crawford #13 of the Boston Red Sox steals second base past the glove of Jayson Nix #17 of the New York Yankees in the first inning at Yankee Stadium on August 18, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)
Boston Red Sox's Carl Crawford bats during the first inning of the baseball game against the New York Yankees Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012 at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Boston Red Sox's Carl Crawford bats during the first inning of the baseball game against the New York Yankees Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012 at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Boston Red Sox's Carl Crawford bats during the first inning of the baseball game against the New York Yankees Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012 at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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