Red Sox surrender too much for Kimbrel

Craig Kimbrel's ERA rose from 1.61 in 2014 to 2.58 in 2015. Andy Hayt/San Diego Padres/Getty Images

If you're a Boston Red Sox fan, this is exactly the trade you feared Dave Dombrowski would make when he joined the front office, trading away the jewels of the majors' best farm system for veterans who are or may be past their peak values. Craig Kimbrel has been one of the best relievers in baseball history, but this is a big overpay for 60 innings of his services a season when he already seems to be starting to decline.