The left-handed reliever, said to be certain that he would not waive his no-trade clause and accept a trade from the Mets to Boston, decided near Tuesday’s 1:30 p.m. ET deadline to instead allow a deal, according to multiple reports.
The Mets reportedly will receive two players to be named later, and the Red Sox will pay the remainder of Wagner’s salary.
When you really assess your situation and realize that you’re stuck on a team that sucks, that would make any man go back on his word.
Wagner accepts trade to Red Sox (MLB.com)