Posted December 07, 2012 on AP on Fox
The Boston Red Sox have obtained right-hander Graham Godfrey from the Oakland Athletics, completing a trade for right-hander Sandy Rosario. Godfrey was 9-2 with a 3.29 ERA and one save last season with Triple-A Sacramento. He started the year with Oakland and appeared in five games, going 0-4 with a 6.43 ERA. Godfrey, 28, has made eight starts in his 10 major league appearances, all during the past two seasons, and is 1-6 with a 5.09 ERA. The Red Sox assigned him to Triple-A Pawtucket. Boston traded Rosario to Oakland on Nov. 28. The Athletics designated him for assignment two days later.
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