Boston Red Sox to Acquire Nationals’ Kyle Schwarber in Blockbuster Deal

After a forgetful 13-1 loss to the Blue Jays, Chaim Bloom and the Red Sox went out and acquired Kyle Schwarber of the Washington Nationals, according to Robert Murray of

Schwarber has had a career season, hitting .253/.340/.570 while blasting 25 homers and posting a wRC+ of 138.

The 28-year-old outfielder spent six seasons with the Cubs before taking his talents to Washington, as he hit 38 long balls in 2019 with the team. Right now, the package to Washington is unknown.

UPDATED: According to’s Chris Cotillo, the Red Sox will be sending pitching prospect Aldo Ramirez to the Nationals in a 1-on-1 deal, in exchange for Schwarber. Ramirez is the 19th ranked prospect in the Red Sox’s farm system on, while ranks him eighth.

UPDATED: The Red Sox make it official.

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