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 Fansided.com.
The Boston Red Sox are in agreement on a deal to acquire Kyle Schwarber from the Washington Nationals, according to sources familiar with the situation.
— Robert Murray (@ByRobertMurray) July 30, 2021
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 Masslive.com’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 MLB.com, while soxprospects.com ranks him eighth.
Source: Red Sox-Nationals trade is a 1-for-1. Kyle Schwarber to Boston, pitching prospect Aldo Ramirez to Washington.
— Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) July 30, 2021
UPDATED: The Red Sox make it official.
The #RedSox today acquired All-Star outfielder Kyle Schwarber from the Washington Nationals, in exchange for minor league RHP Aldo Ramirez.
To make room for Schwarber on the 40-man roster, the Red Sox designated RHP Brandon Workman for assignment.
— Red Sox (@RedSox) July 30, 2021
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