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Indians acquire Brandon Guyer from the Rays

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The Cleveland Indians today acquired outfielder Brandon Guyer from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for minor league outfielder Nathan Lukes and righty Jhonleider Salinas.

Guyer is a solid depth/platoon guy, who has hit .283/.384/.464 in 472 career plate appearances against left-handed pitching and he can play all three outfield positions. This season he’s hitting .241 with 12 doubles, 1 triple, 7 home runs and 18 RBI in 63 games. He gets hit by a LOT of pitches.

Lukes, 22, was a seventh round pick last year and is currently playing in high-A. Salinas is 20, pitching in rookie ball. He strikes out a lot of dudes.

A nice pickup for the Indians who will definitely help their lineup and flexibility.

Video: Jackie Bradley Jr. climbs wall to rob Luis Urías of homer

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Red Sox center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. scaled the center field fence to rob Padres shortstop Luis Urías of a solo home run in the fourth inning of Sunday afternoon’s game. Urías was trying to take advantage of a 0-1 slider from Ryan Brasier. Had Bradley not made the grab, the Padres’ lead would have been extended to 4-1.

Unfortunately for the Red Sox, they weren’t able to take advantage of Bradley’s effort, dropping Sunday’s contest 3-1. They still won the series against the Padres, however. The Sox will continue their road trip for two games against the Rockies followed by three versus the Angels.