The Boston Pink Sox made their first actual transfer of the offseason on Wednesday by signing a reduction pitcher, however they don’t seem to be executed there.

The Pink Sox additionally accomplished a commerce later within the day, buying infielder Hoy Park from the Pittsburgh Pirates in trade for 18-year-old left-handed pitcher Inmer Lobo. Park, 26, was designated for an task by the Pirates on Tuesday.

Park performed in 23 video games for the Pirates final season, batting .216 (11 for 51) with two house runs and 6 RBIs. Whereas clearly not displaying essentially the most highly effective bats, Park has proven his versatility as a defenseman by beginning video games at second base, third base and shortstop. Park additionally has expertise within the outfield, having had 12 grass begins over the previous two seasons.

Park made his main league debut with the Yankees in 2021 earlier than New York redistributed him in a midseason commerce that 12 months with the Pirates for Clay Holmes.

Lobo, a 6-foot-1, 193-pound pitcher from Venezuela, pitched for the Pink Sox within the Dominican Summer season League, going 2-0 in 5 begins with an 0.82 ERA. He additionally struck out 28 batters in 22 innings pitched.

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