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Edes: Manny Ramirez deal has been done

Gordon Edes from the Globe just reported on NESN that a Manny Ramirez deal has been done but no details are known. More to come.

UPDATE, 4:47 P.M.:
Here is the official lowdown -- as of now:

Red Sox receive:

Jason Bay (from PIT)

Dodgers receive:

Manny Ramirez (from BOS)

Pirates receive:

Craig Hansen (from BOS)
Brandon Moss (from BOS)
Andy LaRoche (from LAD)
Bryan Morris (from LAD)

UPDATE, 4:42 P.M.:
Manny's options for '09 and '10 have been dropped, so he will definitely become a free agent after this season unless the Dodgers decide to sign him early. This from

The Red Sox approached Ramirez in advance of their negotiations, and got the OK from Ramirez. He signed off on the paperwork, contingent upon the two $20-million team options for 2009 and '10 being dropped. The move will set the stage for Ramirez to become a free agent this winter.

UPDATE, 4:40 P.M.:
Cafardo reports Craig Hansen and Brandon Moss may be heading to Pittsbu

UPDATE, 4:38 P.M.: reports the Pirates will receive four minor league prospects in this trade.

UPDATE, 4:36 P.M.:
Cafardo says Manny doesn't know about the trade yet. Uh oh.

UPDATE, 4:27 P.M.:
Here's the latest: Manny to the Dodgers, Bay to the Red Sox. That's all that is known.

UPDATE, 4:25 P.M.:
Nick Cafardo of the Globe is saying it's more likely Bay is a Red Sox. No other details yet.

UPDATE, 4:23 P.M.:
Jason Bay to the Dodgers? That's the latest from NESN. No doubt it'd have connections with the Sox.