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Los Boston Red Soxthey acquired the Dominican infielder Adalberto Mondesi through change with the Kansas Royals, as announced by the teams, reports MLB.con on its pages under the signature of Thomas Harrigan. The Royals host lefty reliever Josh Taylor. Boston will also receive a player to be defined or cash.
Boston belongs to the East Division and Kansas to the Central Division, both in the American League.
The Red Sox no longer have Xander Bogaert on their payroll, whom they lost in free agency, a defender of short stops, so Mondesí will offer him another option for that position and Trevor Story underwent surgery on his right elbow. at the beginning of this month.
After making his Royals debut in the 2015 World Series, Mondesí is batting .244/.280/.408 with 38 home runs and 133 stolen bases in the majors.
The son of outfielder Raúl Mondesí, Adalberto has been plagued by injuries his entire career, making just 358 appearances in parts of seven seasons, all with the Royals.
Last year, he played only 15 games before injuring his left knee against the White Sox on April 27. He successfully underwent surgery early last May.
Taylor debuted in 2019 and has posted a 3.69 ERA with 129 strikeouts in 102.1 innings over 121 appearances (one start) with the Red Sox over the past three seasons. The left-hander, who will turn 30 on March 2, will be under contractual control of the club until the end of 2025.
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