The Red Sox announced Monday pitcher Brayan Villarreal cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Pawtucket. He had been designated for assignment in late January.
The Red Sox designated pitcher Brayan Villarreal for assignment Wednesday, clearing a 40-man roster spot for the addition of Grady Sizemore, the team announced. Villarreal was acquired last season in the same deal that brought Jake Peavy to Boston. He faced just one batter with the Red Sox and walked him. Villarreal also allowed 10 earned runs in 4 1/3 innings with the Tigers last season.
The Red Sox promoted reliever Brayan Villarreal from Triple-A Pawtucket on Tuesday. Villarreal has appeared in eight games for the Red Sox and Tigers this season, allowing 10 earned runs in 4 1/3 innings.
The Red Sox optioned reliever Brayan Villarreal to Triple-A Pawtucket Sunday to make room for the activation of Matt Thornton off the DL, MLB.com reports. Villarreal, who had recently come over from Detroit, appeared in one game and walked the only batter he faced on four pitches at San Francisco on Aug. 20.
Red Sox reliever Brayan Villarreal is expected to be called up by the club, according to WEEI. Villarreal was acquired as part of the three-team trade that netted the Red Sox Jake Peavy. In seven games in the majors, Villarreal has a 20.77 ERA.
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