Connelly’s Top Ten: Celts play hard, Sox who cares, Crazy Brothers Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James pulls up his sleeve while facing the Boston Celtics in the first quarter of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game in Boston, Thursday, April 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) Another Hard-Fought Loss: Celtics Lose 103-95, Go Down 3-0 in Series After celebrating their 4th Super Bowl victory, it's back to work for the New England Patriots. (credit Getty Images) 2015 New England Patriots Schedule and Predictions Rick Porcello was taken deep twice on Sunday moving his total to 5 home runs allowed on the season. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) Red Sox Weekly Round Up: Starting Pitchers Post League Worst ERA

Red Sox Acquire Alex Gonzalez

Alex Gonzalez

The Red Sox acquired SS Alex Gonzalez from the Cincinnati Reds Friday. Gonzalez cleared waivers and the Red Sox were said to have been actively pursuing him. The Sox swapped minor league infielder Kris Negron for the veteran shortstop.

To make room for Gonzalez, the team will likely release INF Chris Woodward, who was recently picked up to help out the team in its middle infield positions.

Gonzalez comes to the Red Sox with excellent defense, as fans may remember when he played for the team in 2006. He also comes with a $6 million option for 2010, so he is under Boston’s control for another year.

About KC Downey - @kc_downey

KC is the "head coach" of the Sports of Boston, LLC blog network. Follow him on Twitter: @kc_downey

Tags: , ,

Discussion

2 comments for “Red Sox Acquire Alex Gonzalez”

  1. Red Sox Acquire Alex Gonzalez: The Red Sox acquired SS Alex Gonzalez from the Cincinnati Reds Friday. Gonzalez c.. http://bit.ly/20jKqG

    Posted by Sports of Boston | August 14, 2009, 1:56 pm
  2. […] Red Sox Acquire Alex Gonzalez […]

    Posted by Lowrie, Green Not the Answer for the Red Sox | Sports of Boston | August 15, 2009, 4:02 am

Post a comment