Red Sox Transactions
The long awaited “Xander Bogaerts Era” is about to begin in Boston.
In need of a fresh arm following Thursday night’s 13-inning, 5-4 loss to the Baltimore Orioles, the Boston Red Sox are calling up pitcher Rubby De La Rosa from Pawtucket on Friday.
With Jose Iglesias remaining in Boston as the Red Sox utility man and top-prospect Xander Bogaerts promoted to Triple-A, Pedro Ciriaco was a man without a role in the organization.
The Boston Red Sox have placed right hander John Lackey on the 15-day disabled list with a right biceps strain.
The Red Sox have released first baseman Lyle Overbay, the team announced on Tuesday.
The Boston Red Sox announced their first cuts of the spring on Monday.
The Red Sox have acquired first baseman/outfielder Mike Carp from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations, the team announced Wednesday.
An official with knowledge of the deal says the Boston Red Sox have signed first baseman Lyle Overbay to a minor league contract.
The Red Sox have signed lefty reliever Craig Breslow to a two-year contract on Thursday, with a club option for 2015.
The Boston Red Sox have avoided arbitration with outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury and new closer Joel Hanrahan, reaching one-year deals with each of the players.