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.
LOS ANGELES — Giancarlo Stanton, Josh Donaldson, and Tommy Kahnle were activated by the New York Yankees ahead of their weekend series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
New York cleared three roster spots after a 1-0 loss at Seattle, optioning infielder-outfielders Oswaldo Cabrera and Franchy Cordero to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre along with left-hander Matt Krook.
Stanton, Donaldson and Kahnle all played in a rehab game for Double-A Somerset. Stanton was hitless in three at-bats in his first appearance since injuring his left hamstring on April 15.
Donaldson went 1 for 4 in his fourth rehab game as he comes back from a strained right hamstring originally sustained on April 5.
Kahnle pitched one inning, giving up one run and one hit and walking two. He has been out since spring training with right biceps tendinitis.
Aaron Boone said he wasn’t concerned about Stanton returning after playing in just one rehab game. He did say that Stanton likely will be a designated hitter for a couple of weeks after rejoining the Yankees.
New York is missing centerfielder Harrison Bader, who strained his right hamstring against the Mariners and went on the injured list the next day.
Left-hander Carlos Rodón, sidelined since spring training by a sore left forearm and an ailing back, was transferred to the 60-day injured list.