BOSTON (CBS) — Red Sox fans were hoping for a big move before Friday’s trade deadline. Instead they got a couple of minor moves to add two pitchers.
First, the team acquired Hansel Robles from the Twins.READ MORE: Defense Comes Up Short In Another Major Moment And Other Leftover Patriots Thoughts
Then, the team acquired reliever Austin Davis from Pittsburgh in exchange for Michael Chavis.
Robles, a 30-year-old right-hander, has a 6.38 ERA and 1.484 WHIP in 63 appearances (60.2 IP) since the start of 2020. He did have a 2.48 ERA and 1.018 WHIP for the Angels in 2019.READ MORE: New Celtics Head Coach Ime Udoka Not At Media Day After Testing Positive For COVID-19
Davis, a 28-year-old left-hander, has a 5.59 ERA in 10 appearances (9.2 IP) this season for the Pirates. In his career, he has a 5.65 ERA and 1.493 WHIP in 65 appearances (71.2 IP).
Chavis, 25, had a strong rookie season in 2019 (.254/.322/.444) but has struggled since. In 31 big league games this season, he owns a .190 batting average and .549 OPS.MORE NEWS: An Angry Tom Brady Is About To Return To New England
The Red Sox sent reliever Alec Scherff to the Twins in exchange for Robles. Scherff has a 2.45 ERA in High-A and Double-A this season.