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Boston Red Sox Transactions 2019

November
DATETRANSACTION
November 4, 2019Reinstated 2B Dustin Pedroia and LHP Chris Sale from the 60-day IL. Announced C Juan Centeno refused an outright assignment to Pawtucket (IL) and elected to become a free agent.
October
DATETRANSACTION
October 31, 2019Promoted Dave Bush to pitching coach, Kevin Walker to assistant pitching coach. Named Peter Fatse assistant hitting coach and Rey Fuentes mental skills coordinator. Activated LHP Chris Sale and 2B Dustin Pedroia from the 60-day IL.
October 28, 2019Named Chaim Bloom chief baseball officer.
October 19, 2019Released RHP Steven Wright. Assigned RHP Josh A. Smith and OF Gorkys Hernandez outright to Pawtucket (IL).
September
DATETRANSACTION
September 23, 2019Reinstated RHP Heath Hembree from the 10-day IL. Promoted Mike Rikard to vice president/scouting, Paul Toboni to director/amateur scouting, Devin Pearson to assistant director/amateur scouting and Stephen Hargett to amateur crosschecker.
September 9, 2019Fired director of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski.
September 8, 2019Fired director of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski.
September 4, 2019Recalled LHP Bobby Poyner and RHPs Colten Brewer, Trevor Kelley and Mike Shawaryn from Pawtucket (IL).
September 1, 2019Reinstated LHP David Price from the 10-day IL. Selected the contracts of RHP Jhoulys Chac?n, C Juan Centeno and OF Gorkys Hern?ndez from Pawtucket (IL). Recalled RHPs Travis Lakins, Hector Vel?zquez and Ryan Weber from Pawtucket. Transferred LHP Chris Sale and RHP Steven Wright to the 60-day IL. Assigned 1B Joey Curletta outright to Portland (EL).
August
DATETRANSACTION
August 20, 2019Optioned RHP Travis Lakins to Pawtucket (IL). Recalled RHP Josh Smith from Pawtucket.
August 17, 2019Placed LHP Chris Sale on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Wednesday. Recalled RHP Ryan Brasier from Pawtucket (IL).
August 12, 2019Placed INF Michael Chavis on the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Ryan Weber to Pawtucket (IL). Recalled RHP Travis Lakins and INF Marco Hern?ndez from Pawtucket.
August 11, 2019Optioned RHP Hector Vel?zquez to Pawtucket (IL). Selected the contract of INF Chris Owings from Pawtucket. Transferred 1B/OF Steve Pearce to the 60-day IL.
August 8, 2019Placed LHP David Price on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Aug. 5. Recalled RHP Hector Vel?zquez from Pawtucket (IL).
August 4, 2019Optioned RHPs Colten Brewer and Josh Smith and INF Marco Hern?ndez to Pawtucket (IL). Reinstated LHP David Price from paternity leave. Recalled RHP Ryan Weber from Pawtucket.
August 2, 2019Placed RHP Heath Hembree on the 10-day IL. Placed LHP David Price on the paternity leave list. Recalled RHP Josh Smith and INF Marco Hern?ndez from Pawtucket (IL).
July
DATETRANSACTION
July 23, 2019Optioned INF Marco Hern?ndez to Pawtucket (IL). Reinstated 1B Mitch Moreland from the 10-day IL.
July 21, 2019Sent LHP Brian Johnson to Pawtucket (IL) for a rehab assignment.
July 20, 2019Optioned RHP Ryan Weber to Pawtucket (IL). Reinstated RHP Nathan Eovaldi from the 60-day IL. Sent 1B Mitch Moreland to Pawtucket for a rehab assignment.
July 16, 2019Optioned RHP Ryan Brasier to Pawtucket (IL). Recalled LHP Darwinzon Hernandez from Pawtucket.
July 15, 2019Designated INF Eduardo N??ez for assignment. Optioned RHP Hector Vel?zquez to Pawtucket (IL). Recalled RHP Ryan Weber and 1B/OF Sam Travis from Pawtucket. Named Colm Lydon director of security and emergency services.
July 14, 2019Placed RHP Steven Wright on the 10-day IL.
July 12, 2019Signed LHP Brendan Cellucci, SS Karson Simas, and RHPs Blake Loubier, Feleipe Franks and Bradley Blalock to minor league contracts.
July 6, 2019Signed RHP Noah Song to a minor league contract and assigned him to Lowell (NYP).
July 4, 2019Reinstated RHP Heath Hembree from the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Trevor Kelley to Pawtucket (IL). Signed OF Stephen Scott to a minor league contract.
July 3, 2019Sent RHP Heath Hembree to Pawtucket (IL) for a rehab assignment.
July 2, 2019Designated C Oscar Hernandez for assignment. Selected the contract of RHP Trevor Kelley from Pawtucket (IL).
July 1, 2019Optioned RHP Mike Shawaryn to Pawtucket (IL). Returned 1B Sam Travis to Pawtucket. Reinstated INF Tzu-Wei Lin from the 10-day IL and optioned him to Pawtucket. Recalled 1B/OF Steve Pearce from rehabilitation assignment.
June
DATETRANSACTION
June 29, 2019Placed LHP Brian Johnson on the 10-day IL. Activated RHP Hector Vel?zquez from the 10-day IL. Added 1B-OF Sam Travis (26th man).
June 28, 2019Signed LHP Chris Murphy; RHPs Cody Scroggins, Reed Harrington, Mason Duke and Casey Sutherland; and SS Daniel Bakst to minor league contracts.
June 27, 2019Sent 2B Tzu-Wei Lin to Pawtucket (IL) for a rehab assignment.
June 25, 2019Optioned RHP Josh Smith to Pawtucket (IL). Reinstated RHP Steven Wright from the restricted list. Transferred RHP Nathan Eovaldi to the 60-day IL. Signed RHP Mason Duke to a minor league contract.
June 24, 2019Signed SS Daniel Bakst to a minor league contract.
June 23, 2019Signed RHP Robinson Leyer to a minor league contract.
June 19, 2019Placed RHP Hector Vel?zquez on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Josh Smith from Pawtucket (IL).
June 17, 2019Reinstated RHP Hector Vel?zquez from the 10-day IL. Reinstated RHP Ryan Brasier from the bereavement/family medical emergency list. Optioned RHPs Travis Lakins and Josh Smith to Pawtucket (IL).
June 15, 2019Optioned 1B Sam Travis to Pawtucket (IL). Reinstated LHP Brian Johnson from the 10-day IL. Sent 1B Steve Pearce and RHP Hector Velazquez to Lowell (NYP) for rehab assignments. Signed SS Cameron Cannon, C Jacob Herbert, 1B Dominic D'Alessandro, LHP Brandon Walter, OFs Leon Paulino and Dean Miller and RHPs Dylan Spacke and Devon Roedahl to minor league contracts.
June 14, 2019Placed RHP Heath Hembree on the 10-day IL, retroactive to June 11. Recalled LHP Josh Taylor from Pawtucket (IL). Signed RHP Ryan Zeferjahn and Brock Bell; C Jaxx Groshans; CFs Wil Dalton and Luke Bandy; and INF Alex Erro to minor league contracts.
June 12, 2019Optioned LHP Bobby Poyner to Pawtucket (IL) and LHP Darwinzon Hernandez to Portland (EL). Recalled RHPs Travis Lakins and Josh Smith from Pawtucket.
June 11, 2019Placed RHP Ryan Brasier on the bereavement/family medical emergency list. Recalled LHP Darwinzon Hernandez from Portland (EL).
June 10, 2019Optioned LHP Josh Taylor to Pawtucket (IL). Recalled LHP Bobby Poyner from Pawtucket.
June 8, 2019Placed 1B Mitch Moreland on the 10-day IL. Recalled INF Marco Hern?ndez from Pawtucket (IL). Recalled RHP Josh Smith from Pawtucket (26th man).
June 7, 2019Optioned RHP Ryan Weber to Pawtucket (IL). Reinstated 1B Mitch Moreland from the 10-day IL.
June 4, 2019Sent LHP Brian Johnson to Pawtucket (IL) for a rehab assignment.
June 2, 2019Signed RHP Kevin Lenik to a minor league contract.
June 1, 2019Placed 1B/OF Steve Pearce on the 10-day IL. Recalled 1B/OF Sam Travis from Pawtucket (IL).
May
DATETRANSACTION
May 30, 2019Placed RHP Hector Vel?zquez on the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of RHP Mike Shawaryn from Pawtucket (IL).
May 29, 2019Placed 1B Mitch Moreland on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Sunday. Optioned RHP Travis Lakins to Pawtucket (IL). Recalled RHP Colten Brewer and LHP Josh Taylor from Pawtucket.
May 27, 2019Optioned LHP Darwinzon Hernandez to Pawtucket (IL). Reinstated 2B Brock Holt from the 10-day IL. Transferred 2B Dustin Pedroia to the 60-day IL.
May 26, 2019Recalled LHP Darwinzon Hernandez from Portland (PCL). Returned RHP Colten Brewer to Pawtucket (PCL).
May 24, 2019Selected the contract of RHP Konner Wade from Sugar Land (Atlantic). Sent 2B Brock Holt and Dustin Pedroia to Portland (EL) for rehab assignments.
May 23, 2019Placed RHP Tyler Thornburg on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Travis Lakins from Pawtucket (IL).
May 21, 2019Sent LHP Brian Johnson to Portland (EL) for a rehab assignment.
May 20, 2019Optioned C Oscar Hernandez and RHP Josh Smith to Pawtucket (IL). Reinstated C Sandy Leon from paternity leave and LHP David Price from the 10-day IL.
May 17, 2019Placed C Sandy Leon on paternity leave. Designated RHP Chandler Shepherd for assignment. Selected the contract of C Oscar Hernandez from Pawtucket (IL).
May 16, 2019Signed RHP Dylan Thompson to a minor league contract. Sent LHP Brian Johnson and 2B Brock Holt to Pawtucket (IL) for rehab assignments.
May 6, 2019Placed LHP David Price on the 10-day IL, retroactive to May 3. Selected the contract of RHP Ryan Weber from Pawtucket (IL).
May 4, 2019Reinstated INF Eduardo N??ez from the 10-day IL. Placed INF Tzu-Wei Lin on the 10-day IL.
April
DATETRANSACTION
April 26, 2019Optioned RHP Travis Lakins to Pawtucket (IL) and 3B Marco Hernandez and to Salem (Carolina). Selected the contract of RHP Josh Smith from Pawtucket.
April 25, 2019Optioned LHP Bobby Poyner to Pawtucket (IL) and Darwinzon Hernandez to Portland (EL).
April 23, 2019Optioned LHP Bobby Poyner to Pawtucket (IL). Recalled RHP Travis Lakins from Pawtucket (IL) ad LHP Darwinzon Hernandez from Portland (EL) as 26th man.
April 22, 2019Assigned RHP Erasmo Ramirez outright to Pawtucket (IL).
April 20, 2019Placed RHP Nathan Eovaldi on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Thursday. Recalled RHP Marcus Walden and LHP Bobby Poyner from Pawtucket (IL). Sent 2B Marco Hernandez to Salem (Carolina) for a rehab assignment.
April 19, 2019Placed INF Eduardo N??ez on the 10-day IL, retroactive to April 18. Placed 2B Dustin Pedroia on the 10-day IL. Designated RHP Erasmo Ram?rez for assignment. Recalled INFs Tzu-Wei Lin and Michael Chavis from Pawtucket (IL). Traded C Blake Swihart to the Arizona Diamondbacks with international amateur signing bonus pool space in exchange for OF Marcus Wilson.
April 18, 2019Placed 2B dustin Pedroia on the 10-day IL.
April 17, 2019Sent 2B Brock Holt to Pawtucket (IL) for a rehab assignment.
April 16, 2019Designated C/UT Blake Swihart for assignment. Selected the contracts of C Sandy Le?n and RHP Erasmo Ram?rez from Pawtucket (IL).
April 15, 2019Optioned RHP Marcus Walden to Pawtucket (IL).
April 9, 2019Optioned INF Tzu-Wei Lin to Pawtucket (IL). Reinstated 2B Dustin Pedroia from the 10-day IL.
April 6, 2019Placed INF/OF Brock Holt and LHP Brian Johnson on the 10-day IL. Recalled INF/OF Tzu-Wei Lin and RHP Marcus Walden from Pawtucket (IL).
April 4, 2019Reinstated 1B-OF Steve Pearce from the 10-day IL. Optioned 1B-OF Sam Travis to Pawtucket (IL).
April 1, 2019Signed SS Xander Bogaerts to a six-year contract for 2020-25.
March
DATETRANSACTION
March 28, 2019Placed 1B Steve Pearce, 2B Dustin Pedroia and 3B Marco Hernandez on the 10-day IL, Pearce retroactive to March 25. Placed RHP Steven Wright on the restricted list.
March 27, 2019Assigned C Sandy Leon outright to Pawtucket (IL).
March 23, 2019Agreed to terms with LHP Chris Sale on a five-year contract for 2020-24. Reassigned C Juan Centeno and OF Gorkys Hernandez to their minor league camp. Optioned INF Tzu-Wei Lin, LHP Bobby Poyner and RHP Marcus Walden to Pawtucket (IL) and LHP Darwinzon Hernandez to Portland (EL).
March 18, 2019Reassigned C Oscar Hernandez; RHPs Ryan Weber, Zach Putnam, Erasmo Ramirez, Josh Smith and Domingo Tapia; INFs C.J. Chatham, Bobby Dalbec and Chad De La Guerra; and OFs Bryce Brentz, Tate Matheny and Cole Sturgeon to minor league camp.
March 12, 2019Optioned INF Michael Chavis, LHP Josh Taylor, and RHPs Travis Lakins and Chandler Shepherd to Pawtucket (IL) and RHP Denyi Reyes to Portland (EL). Reassigned C Austin Rei, OF Rusney Castillo, INF Tony Renda, 1B Josh Ockimey, and RHPs Mike Shawaryn and Carson Smith to their minor league camp.
March 2, 2019Agreed to terms with RHPs Ryan Brasier, Colten Brewer, Travis Lakins, Denyi Reyes, Chandler Shepherd, Hector Velazquez, and Marcus Walden; LHPs Darwinzon Hernandez, Brian Johnson, Bobby Poyner and Josh Taylor; OF Andrew Benintendi; and INFs Michael Chavis, Rafael Devers, Marco Hernandez, Tzu-Wei Lin, and Sam Travis on one-year contracts.
January
DATETRANSACTION
January 29, 2019Agreed to terms with RHP Jenrry Mejia on a minor league contract.
January 15, 2019Extended their player development contract with Portland (EL) for two years through the 2022 season.
January 11, 2019Agreed to terms with INF Brock Holt, LHP Eduardo Rodriguez, SS Xander Bogaerts, OFs Mookie Betts and Jackie Bradley Jr., Cs Sandy Leon and Blake Swihart and RHPs Matt Barnes, Brandon Workman and Steven Wright on one-year contracts.
January 10, 2019Agreed to terms with OF Bryce Brentz on a minor league contract. Agreed to terms with RHP Steven Wright on a one-year contract. Named Ryan Jackson minor league field coordinator, Eric Velazquez minor league training coordinator, Shawn Haviland pitching performance coach, Paddy Steinfort mental skills coach, David Herrera trainer and Chris Messina strength and conditioning coach of Pawtucket (IL), Joe Oliver manager and Ben Chadwick strength and conditioning coach of Portland (EL), Corey Wimberly manager and Lance Zawadzki hitting coach of Salem (Carolina), Nelson Paulino hitting coach of Greenville (SAL), Luke Montz manager and Taylor Boucher trainer of Lowell (NYP, Miguel Bonilla pitching c
January 3, 2019Signed Cs Juan Centeno and ?scar Hern?ndez; OF Gorkys Hern?ndez; INF Tony Renda; and RHPs Zach Putnam, Erasmo Ram?rez, Carson Smith, Josh Smith, Domingo Tapia and Ryan Weber to minor-league contracts.