red sox and white sox have a peavy deal.
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) July 31, 2013
A.B. It’s been no secret that the Boston Red Sox have been looking at trade scenarios for Jake Peavy or Cliff Lee over the past 2 weeks. With Clay Buchholz still on the DL and Jon Lester pitching less than stellar recently – many felt the Red Sox needed another quality starter to make a run at a World Series appearance in 2013.
Tonight they got their wish.
Heading from the Red Sox to the Detroit Tigers is Jose Iglesias who has been logging time at both third base and shortstop this year. Iglesias’ natural position is SS and as Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe points out, the Red Sox have a lot of depth on that side of the infield:
SS is a very deep position in #RedSox system. Iglesias, Bogaerts, Marrero, etc.
— Pete Abraham (@PeteAbe) July 31, 2013
The third piece of the deal includes outfielder Avisail Garcia, who leaves Detroit for the Chicago White Sox.
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