With the MLB Rule 5 Draft just around the corner, the Boston Red Sox have added six players to their 40-man roster. To make room, they designated for assignment five players.
The six players added to the 40-man roster are: C Daniel Butler, OF Alex Hassan, RHP Alex Wilson RHP Steven Wright and C Christian Vazquez and RHP Allen Webster.
The five players designated for assignment were INF Ivan De Jesus, 3B Danny Valencia, RHP David Carpenter, RHP Sandy Rosario and RHP Zach Stewart.
Here's the complete 40-man roster for the Red Sox:
PITCHERS (23): Alfredo Aceves, Scott Atchison, Andrew Bailey, Daniel Bard, Pedro Beato, Craig Breslow, Drake Britton, Clay Buchholz, Chris Carpenter, Rubby De La Rosa, Felix Doubront, Rich Hill, John Lackey, Jon Lester, Mark Melancon, Andrew Miller, Franklin Morales, Clayton Mortensen, Stolmy Pimentel, Junichi Tazawa, Allen Webster, Alex Wilson, Steven Wright.
CATCHERS (5): Dan Butler, Ryan Lavarnway, David Ross, Jarrod Saltalamacchi...