Originally posted on PRO Rumors  |  Last updated 12/14/11
The Boston Red Sox have traded right handed pitcher Kyle Weiland and short stop Jed Lowrie to the Houston Astros for Mark Melancon according to Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports. Weiland went 0-3 with a 7.66 ERA in 24.2 innings and Lowrie hit .252/.303/.382 with 6 HR's and 36 RBI's with the Red Sox in 2011. Melancon went 2-0 with a 3.12 ERA in 17.1 innings with the Astros in 2011. Image by BeGreen90 under the Creative Commons License.
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