Sunday, August 31, 2014

Sox Acquire Jemile Weeks For Kelly Johnson

The Red Sox acquired infielder Jemile Weeks from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for Kelly Johnson. Weeks—out of the University of Miami—has major league experience with both the Oakland Athletics and Orioles. Over his career, Weeks has hit .259 with 41 doubles, 17 triples, four home runs, and 56 RBIs. The 27-year old Weeks will wear #7. Boston also acquires Ivan De Jesus, Jr. from the Orioles and sends third baseman Michael Almanzar to Baltimore.