Red Sox Trade Mike Cameron To Marlins
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BOSTON (CBS) – The Boston Red Sox have traded outfielder Mike Cameron and cash to the Florida Marlins in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations, General Manager Theo Epstein announced Tuesday.
The 38-year-old Cameron was designated for assignment on June 30. He played in 33 games with Boston this season, playing all three outfield positions.
He was 14-for-94 at the plate for a .149 batting average. Cameron had just two doubles, three home runs and nine RBI.
Cameron signed a two-year, $15.5 million contract with the Red Sox in 2009. He hit just .219 in his time in Boston with seven home runs and 24 RBI.