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Boston Red Sox Transactions - 2018

December
DATETRANSACTION
December 12, 2018Agreed to terms with OF Gorkys Hernandez on a minor league contract.
December 7, 2018Named Billy McMillon manager of Pawtucket (IL).
December 6, 2018Agreed to terms with RHP Nathan Eovaldi on a four-year contract.
November
DATETRANSACTION
November 30, 2018Agreed to terms with RHP Tyler Thornburg on a one-year contract.
November 20, 2018Acquired RHP Colten Brewer from San Diego Padres for INF Esteban Quiroz. Requested unconditional release waivers on RHP William Cuevas. Sent RHP Austin Maddox outright to Pawtucket (IL). Selected the contracts of INF Michael Chavis, RHP Travis Lakins and LHP Josh Taylor from Pawtucket (IL); LHP Darwinzon Hernandez from Portland (EL); and RHP Denyi Reyes from Salem (Carolina).
November 16, 2018Agreed to terms with 1B Steve Pearce on a one-year contract.
November 14, 2018Agreed to terms with manager Alex Cora on a contract extension through the 2021 season, with a club option for 2022.
November 7, 2018Promoted Brian O'Halloran and Eddie Romero to executive vice presidents/assistant general managers, Zach Scott to senior vice president/assistant general manager, Raquel Ferreira to senior vice president/major and minor league operations, Brian Abraham to director/minor league operations, Joe McDonald to director/baseball analytics, Mike Regan to director/baseball administration and special projects, Marcus Cuellar to coordinator/player personnel, Alex Gimenez coordinator/major league operations, Patrick McLaughlin to coordinator of Florida baseball operations/minor league video, Justin Horowitz to amateur scouting crosschecker/special projects, Todd Claus and Rolando Pino tlo co-director/in
November 1, 2018Reinstated 2B Dustin Pedroia, INF Marco Hernandez and RHP Austin Maddox from the 60-day DL. Assigned INF Tony Renda and RHP Justin Haley outright. Reinstated RHP Carson Smith from the 60-day DL, who declined outright assignment and elected free agency.
October
DATETRANSACTION
October 30, 2018Exercised their 2019 option on LHP Chris Sale and INF Eduardo Nunez exercised his 2019 player option.
October 23, 2018Dropped RHP Brandon Workman from the active roster. Added LHP Drew Pomeranz to the World Series roster.
September
DATETRANSACTION
September 4, 2018Reinstated 3B Rafael Devers from the 10-day DL. Selected the contract of INF Brandon Phillips from Pawtucket (IL).
September 1, 2018Recalled LHPs Bobby Poyner and Robby Scott, RHP William Cuevas, INF Tzu-Wei Lin, and 1B-OF Sam Travis from Pawtucket (IL). Activated LHP Eduardo Rodriguez, C Christian V?zquez and RHP Steven Wrightfrom the 10-day DL.
August
DATETRANSACTION
August 27, 2018Sent C Christian Vazquez on a rehab assignment to Portland (IL).
August 18, 2018Placed LHP Chris Sale on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Wednesday, Aug. 15. Recalled RHP Brandon Workman from Pawtucket (IL).
August 17, 2018Activated 2B Ian Kinsler from the 10-day DL. Placed 3B Rafael Devers on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Thursday, Aug. 16.
August 14, 2018Activated C-UTL Blake Swihart from the 10-day DL. Designated C Dan Butler for assignment.
August 12, 2018Optioned RHP Brandon Workman to Pawtucket (IL). Returned RHP William Cuevas to Pawtucket. Reinstated LHP Chris Sale from the 10-day DL. Sent C Blake Swihart to Lowell (NYP) for a rehab assignment.
August 11, 2018Recalled RHP William Cuevas from the Pawtucket (IL) as 26th man.
August 8, 2018Optioned INF Tony Renda to Pawtucket (IL). Reinstated 3B Rafael Devers from the 10-day DL.
August 6, 2018Sent 3B Rafael Devers to Lowell (NYP) for a rehab assignment.
August 3, 2018Placed UT Blake Swihart on the 10-day DL. Selected the contract of C Dan Butler from Pawtucket (IL).
July
DATETRANSACTION
July 31, 2018Placed LHP Chris Sale on the 10-day DL, retroactive to July 28. Recalled RHP Brandon Workman from Pawtucket (IL). Optioned INF Tzu-Wei Lin to Pawtucket (IL).
July 30, 2018Acquired 2B Ian Kinsler and cash considerations from the Los Angeles Angels for RHP Ty Buttrey and LHP Williams Jerez.
July 29, 2018Placed 3B Rafael Devers on the 10-day DL. Recalled SS Tzu-Wei Lin from Pawtucket (IL).
July 26, 2018Added RHP Nathan Eovaldi to the active roster. Optioned RHP Brandon Workman to Pawtucket (IL).
July 25, 2018Acquired RHP Nathan Eovaldi from Tampa Bay Rays for LHP Jalen Beeks.
July 24, 2018Optioned INF Tzu-Wei Lin to Pawtucket (IL). Reinstated LHP Drew Pomeranz from the 10-day DL.
July 21, 2018Activated 3B Rafael Devers from the 10-day DL. Optioned LHP Bobby Poyner to Pawtucket (IL).
July 20, 2018Reinstated OF Andrew Benintendi from the bereavement list. Optioned 1B-OF Sam Travis to Pawtucket (IL).
July 17, 2018Reinstated OF Andrew Benintendi from the bereavement list.
July 16, 2018Optioned 1B Sam Travis to Pawtucket (IL).
July 15, 2018Activated LHP Brian Johnson from the 10-day DL. Placed LHP Eduardo Rodriguez on the 10-day DL.
July 14, 2018Recalled LHP Bobby Poyner from Pawtucket (IL). Optioned LHP Robby Scott to Pawtucket.
July 13, 2018Placed OF Andrew Benintendi on the bereavement list. Recalled 1B/OF Sam Travis from Pawtucket (IL).
July 12, 2018Placed 3B Rafael Devers on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Wednesday. Recalled INF Tzu-Wei Lin from Pawtucket (IL).
July 11, 2018Optioned LHP Jalen Beeks to Pawtucket (IL). Recalled LHP Robby Scott from Pawtucket.
July 10, 2018Recalled LHP Jalen Beeks from Pawtucket (IL). Optioned RHP William Cuevas to Pawtucket.
July 8, 2018Placed C Christian Vazquez and LHP Brian Johnson on the 10-day DL; Johnson retroactive to Thursday. Recalled RHP William Cuevas from Pawtucket (IL). Selected the contract of RHP Ryan Brasier from Pawtucket. Transferred RHP Austin Maddox to the 60-day DL.
July 6, 2018Signed RHPs Chase Shugart and Chris Machamer and LHP Gregorio Reyes.
July 4, 2018Optioned RHP William Cuevas to Pawtucket (IL). Reinstated RHP Tyler Thornburg from the 10-day DL.
July 2, 2018Optioned RHP Justin Haley to Pawtucket (IL). Selected the contract of RHP William Cuevas from Pawtucket. Transferred RHP Carson Smith to the 60-day DL. Sent LHP Drew Pomeranz to Pawtucket for a rehab assignment. Traded OF Lorenzo Cedrola to Cincinnati for international amateur signing bonus pool space.
June
DATETRANSACTION
June 30, 2018Sent RHP Tyler Thornburg to Pawtucket (IL) for a rehab assignment.
June 29, 2018Acquired 1B-OF Steve Pearce from Toronto for INF Santiago Espinal. Optioned INF Tzu-Wei Lin to Pawtucket (IL).
June 28, 2018Acquired 1B/OF Steve Pearce and cash considerations from Toronto for INF Santiago Espinal.
June 26, 2018Placed RHP Steven Wright on the 10-day DL, retroactive to June 23. Recalled RHP Justin Haley from Pawtucket (IL).
June 23, 2018Recalled INF Tzu-Wei Lin from Pawtucket (IL). Optioned LHP Robby Scott to Pawtucket.
June 21, 2018Signed 3B Brandon Howlett, C Elih Marrero, OFs Caleb Ramsey and Nick Decker and RHPs Kevin Biondic, Yusniel Padron-Artiles, Connor Berry and Ryan Fernandez to minor league contracts.
June 19, 2018Optioned RHP Justin Haley to Pawtucket (IL). Recalled LHP Robby Scott from Pawtucket. Signed C Lane Milligan, OF Bramdon Perez, LHP Logan Browning and RHPs Eddie Jimenez and Kris Jackson to minor league contracts.
June 17, 2018Returned OF Eric Filia to Seattle.
June 15, 2018Returned minor league OF Eric Filia to Seattle and instead received cash considerations to complete the trade that sent LHP Roenis Elias to Seattle on April 23. Signed C Kole Cottam, RHP Thaddeus Ward, 3B Nicholas Northcut, OF Dylan Hardy and SS Korby Batesole to minor league contracts.
June 14, 2018Signed 3B Triston Casas; RHPs Durbin Feltman and Andrew Politi; OF Devlin Granberg; 2B Jarren Duran, Grant Williams and Jonathan Ortega and LHP Brian Brown to minor league contracts.
June 11, 2018Activated OF Mookie Betts from the 10-day DL. Optioned 1B Sam Travis to Pawtucket (IL).
June 8, 2018Optioned LHP Jalen Beeks to Pawtucket (IL). Selected the contract of RHP Justin Haley from Pawtucket.
June 7, 2018Optioned LHP Bobby Poyner to Pawtucket (IL). Recalled LHP Jalen Beeks from Pawtucket.
June 5, 2018Placed LHP Drew Pomeranz on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Saturday. Recalled RHP Brandon Workman from Pawtucket (IL). Sent RHP Tyler Thornburg to Pawtucket for a rehab assignment.
June 2, 2018Placed 2B Dustin Pedroia on the 10-day DL, retroactive to May 30. Recalled 1B Sam Travis and LHP Bobby Poyner from Pawtucket (IL).
June 1, 2018Released DH-1B Hanley Ramirez. Placed OF Mookie Betts on the 10-day DL, retroactive to May 29.
May
DATETRANSACTION
May 31, 2018Released 1B Hanley Ramirez.
May 30, 2018Sent RHP Austin Maddox to Portland (EL) for a rehab assignment.
May 25, 2018Activated 2B Dustin Pedroia from the 10-day DL. Designated 1B-DH Hanley Ramirez for assignment.
May 24, 2018Optioned LHP Bobby Poyner to Pawtucket (IL). Reinstated RHP Hector Velazquez from the 10-day DL.
May 20, 2018Sent RHP Hector Velazquez to Pawtucket (IL) for a rehab assignment.
May 18, 2018Sent RHP Austin Maddox to Pawtucket (IL) for a rehab assignment.
May 15, 2018Placed RHP Carson Smith on the 10-day DL. Recalled LHP Bobby Poyner from Pawtucket (IL). Acquired LHP Josh Taylor from the Arizona Diamondbacks to complete the trade for INF Deven Marrero.
May 14, 2018Activated RHP Steven Wright. Placed RHP Hector Vel?zquez on the 10-day DL. Sent RHP Tyler Thornburg and 2B Dustin Pedroia on a rehab assignments to Pawtucket Red Sox.
May 8, 2018Reinstated OF-INF Brock Holt from the 10-day DL. Optioned INF Tzu-Wei Lin to Pawtucket (IL).
May 7, 2018Sent RHP Tyler Thornburg on a rehab assignment to Portland (EL) and SS Brock Holt on a rehab assignment to Pawtucket (IL).
May 5, 2018Reinstated LHP Eduardo Rodriguez from the family medical leave list. Optioned LHP Bobby Poyner to Pawtucket (IL).
May 4, 2018Recalled LHP Bobby Poyner from Pawtucket (IL). Optioned RHP Marcus Walden to Pawtucket.
May 2, 2018Placed LHP Eduardo Rodriguez on the family medical leave list. Reinstated RHP Joe Kelly from suspension. Recalled RHP Marcus Walden from Pawtucket (IL).
April
DATETRANSACTION
April 30, 2018Signed 3B Tony Renda to a minor league contract. Sent RHP Tyler Thornburg to Pawtucket (IL) for a rehab assignment.
April 27, 2018Placed OF/INF Brock Holt on the 10-day DL. Reinstated SS Xander Bogaerts from the 10-day DL.
April 23, 2018Traded LHP Roenis Elias to Seattle for a player to be named or cash.
April 22, 2018Reinstated LHP Bobby Poyner from the 10-day DL and optioned him to Pawtucket (IL).
April 21, 2018Sent RHP Steven Wright to Pawtucket (IL) for a rehab assignment.
April 20, 2018Activated LHP Drew Pomeranz from the 10-day DL. Optioned RHP Marcus Walden to Pawtucket (IL).
April 19, 2018Sent LHP Bobby Poyner on a rehab assignment to Portland (IL).
April 12, 2018Placed LHP Bobby Poyner on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Marcus Walden from Pawtucket (IL).
April 10, 2018Recalled INF Tzu-Wei Lin from Pawtucket (IL).
April 9, 2018Placed SS Xander Bogaerts on the 10-day DL.
April 8, 2018Optioned RHP Marcus Walden to Pawtucket (IL). Reinstated LHP Eduardo Rodriguez from the 10-day DL. Sent LHP Drew Pomeranz to Pawtucket for a rehab assignment.
March
DATETRANSACTION
March 29, 2018Selected the contracts of LHP Bobby Poyner and RHP Marcus Walden. Placed INF Marco Hernandez on the 60-day DL and RHPs Austin Maddox and Tyler Thornburg and 2B Dustin Pedroia on the 10-day DL.
March 19, 2018Reassigned INF Chad De La Guerra to minor league camp.
March 15, 2018Reassigned C Oscar Hernandez to minor league camp.
March 11, 2018Optioned LHPs Jalen Beeks and Williams Jerez and RHPs Ty Buttrey and Chandler Shepherd to Pawtucket (IL). Reassigned C Austin Rei, INFs Michael Chavis and Esteban Quiroz, OFs Jeremy Barfield and Steve Selsky and RHPs Kyle Martin and Fernando Rodriguez Jr. to minor league camp.
March 2, 2018Agreed to terms with RHPs Matt Barnes, Ty Buttrey, Heath Hembree, Austin Maddox, Chandler Shepherd and Hector Vel?zquez; LHPs Jalen Beeks, Roenis Elias, Williams Jerez, Brian Johnson and Robby Scott; INFs Rafael Devers, Marco Hernandez, Tzu-Wei Lin, Deven Marrero, and Sam Travis; OF Andrew Benintendi; and C-UTL Blake Swihart on one-year contracts.
February
DATETRANSACTION
February 22, 2018Traded OF Bryce Brentz to Pittsburgh for cash considerations.
February 20, 2018Traded OF Bryce Brentz to Pittsburgh for cash.
February 12, 2018Promoted Mike Roose to athletic performance coordinator/strength and conditioning coach, Walter Miranda to Latin American pitching and rehabilitation coordinator, Devin Pearson assistant/amateur scouting, Greg Rybarczyk senior analyst/baseball research and development and Dan Madsen, Jim Robinson, Quincy Boyd and Fred Peterson national scouting supervisors. Named Adan Severino and Daniel Abroms mental skills coordinators, Kevin Avilla minor league physical therapist, Humberto Sanchez DSL pitching coach and RJ Warner minor league clubhouse assistant, Reed Gragnani Mid-Atlantic area scout, Carl Moesche Northwest area scout, J.J. Altobelli part-time Southern California scout, Mike Ganley direct