Red Sox Trade Kelly Shoppach To Mets For Player To Be Named Later

August 14, 2012 12:00 AM
Red Sox Trade Kelly Shoppach To Mets For Player To Be Named Later
" BOSTON (CBS) — The Boston Red Sox have traded catcher Kelly Shoppach to the New York Mets in exchange for a player to be named later.

Shoppach, 32, has played primarily as the backup to Jarrod Saltalamacchia this season. He hit .250 with five homers, 17 RBIs and a .798 OPS in his 48 games this season. Shoppach had been rumored to potentially be traded prior to the non-waiver trading deadline on July 31, though the Red Sox held on to him at the time "

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