Red Sox Press Releases
Friday, August 1, 2014
Red Sox announce roster moves
The Boston Red Sox today announced a flurry of roster moves.
Japanese Teens in Youth Baseball Exchange to be Honored at Fenway Park Tonight
Twelve Japanese teens from Kyoto and Chiba, Japan, will be honored during a pregame ceremony at Fenway Park tonight, Friday, August 1, before the 7:10 p.m. Red Sox-Yankees game.
Red Sox designate August as "Jimmy Fund Month"
As the Red Sox celebrate 61 years of partnership with the Jimmy Fund, August will again be designated as "Jimmy Fund Month," with the club paying tribute to the Jimmy Fund's remarkable efforts in cancer research, treatment, and care in children and adults at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Red Sox acquire INF/OF Kelly Johnson from New York Yankees
The Boston Red Sox today acquired infielder/outfielder Kelly Johnson from the New York Yankees in exchange for shortstop Stephen Drew and cash considerations.
Red Sox acquire LHP Eduardo Rodriguez from Baltimore Orioles
The Boston Red Sox today acquired minor league left-handed pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for left-handed pitcher Andrew Miller.
Red Sox acquire Allen Craig and Joe Kelly from St. Louis
The Boston Red Sox today acquired outfielder/first baseman Allen Craig and right-handed pitcher Joe Kelly from St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for right-handed pitcher John Lackey, minor league left-handed pitcher Corey Littrell, and cash considerations.
Red Sox Acquire OF Yoenis Cespedes and Competitive Balance Draft Pick from A's
The Boston Red Sox today acquired outfielder Yoenis Céspedes and a 2015 competitive balance draft pick from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for left-handed pitcher Jon Lester, outfielder Jonny Gomes, and cash considerations. Both Céspedes and Lester were All-Stars in 2014.
Red Sox recall Brandon Workman
The Boston Red Sox today recalled right-handed pitcher Brandon Workman from Triple-A Pawtucket and traded left-handed pitcher Felix Doubront to the Chicago Cubs in exchange for a player to be named later.
23rd annual Red Sox Wives "Strike out Hunger" fundraiser
The 23rd annual Red Sox Wives "Strike Out Hunger" fundraiser will take place this Friday, August 1, and Saturday, August 2, at Fenway Park.