The deal was reported earlier this week and now it’s official: The Red Sox have acquired left-hander Wade Miley from the Diamondbacks.
Arizona received right-handers Rubby De La Rosa and Allen Webster and infielder Raymel Flores in the return package. De La Rosa and Webster were expected to be in the deal, but Flores’ inclusion wasn’t known until today. The 20-year-old batted .282/.344/.354 with one home run, 12 RBI, and 14 stolen bases over 61 games this past season with Low-A Lowell.
While the Red Sox missed out on Jon Lester this week, they have quickly revamped their rotation with the additions of Miley, Rick Porcello, and Justin Masterson. Interestingly, all three are adept at inducing ground balls.
Miley, 28, posted a 4.34 ERA and 183/75 K/BB ratio in 201 1/3 innings over 33 starts this past season.