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Red Sox acquire Hoy Park utility in trade with Pirates

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The offseason fireworks aren’t right here but, however the Boston Purple Sox made a little bit noise Wednesday with a small commerce.

Boston has acquired utility Hoy Park from the Pittsburgh Pirates in change for left-handed pitcher Inmer Lobo, pursuant to the MLB transaction.

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Park, 26, has performed at each place besides first base, pitcher and catcher in his skilled baseball profession. Primarily a midfielder, he reduce . 216/. 276/. 373 with two dwelling runs and 6 RBI in 23 video games final season in Pittsburgh. Park tasks as a depth piece whose versatility can profit Boston when accidents turn out to be an element.

Lobo, 18, spent the 2022 season within the Dominican Summer time League. The Venezuelan lefty posted a 0.82 ERA and 0.77 WHIP with two walks and 28 strikeouts in 5 begins.

The Purple Sox additionally entered the free agent market on Wednesday, signing reliever Joely Rodriguez to 1 12 months.

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