The Red Sox acquired infielder Marco Hernandez from the Cubs today to complete the Felix Doubront trade from July. It was announced at the time as Doubront to Chicago for a player to be named later or cash considerations.
Hernandez, 22, owns a .273/.314/.375 batting line over five seasons in the minors and has never played above High-A. He has primarily played shortstop in his pro career and looks like a potential future utility man.
Doubront posted a 3.98 ERA in four starts after joining Chicago. It will be tough for him to crack the club’s starting rotation at this point, but he could be an option for the bullpen in 2015.