Red Sox Acquire Craig Breslow From Diamondbacks

The Boston Red Sox have been looking for lefthanded relief help.

31-year-old Craig Breslow has been having a pretty good year for the Arizona Diamondbacks, posting a 2.70 ERA and 1.177 WHIP in 40 appearances.

His next appearance will be for the Red Sox:

In return, the D’backs get a righthanded reliever, and one other player:

It’s uncertain why the D’backs want or need Scott Podsednik, unless they have another trade in the hopper. Albers’ numbers are nearly the same as Breslow’s: 2.29 ERA, 1.144 WHIP in 40 appearances. Looks like the Red Sox just wanted to change handedness in their bullpen.

For more on the Red Sox, please visit Over The Monster and SB Nation Boston. For more on the Diamondbacks, please visit AZ Snakepit and SB Nation Arizona.

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