The Boston Red Sox have traded for Lefty-hitting Baltimore outfielder, Alexandro De Aza. Who was just designated for assignment by the O’s.
The speedy Dominican has played for three teams since debuting with the Marlins in 2007, posting a career line of .265/.328/.401 with 41 home runs, 196 RBIs and 81 stolen bases in 119 attempts over 596 games.
In 30 games with the O’s this season, the 31-year-old was hitting .214/.277/.359 with three home runs, seven RBIs and two steals in four attempts.
De Aza is the Sox’ latest attempt to find some production from the left side of the box. Last week the Sox acquired 28-year-old Carlos Peguero from the Rangers. Peguero had been DFA’d by Texas prior to the deal.
Trading for a guy that’s barely hitting his weight? Solid move… Maybe he can pitch? Why not add another outfielder into the mix too.. Seems smart.