Red Sox Activate De Aza, Designate Peguero for Assignment

Red Sox news release…

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox today added outfielder Alejandro De Aza to the active major league roster.  To make room for him, outfielder Carlos Peguero was designated for assignment.  De Aza will wear No. 31 and will be active for today’s series finale against the Minnesota Twins at Fenway Park beginning at 4:05 p.m.

Peguero, 28, was acquired from the Texas Rangers on May 27 and appeared in four games for the Red Sox, including one start, going 1-for-5 with a walk and a run scored.  In 34 contests between Texas and Boston this season, the left-handed batter went 14-for-75 (.187) with four doubles, four home runs, and nine RBI.  Signed by Seattle as a non-drafted free agent in 2005, the Dominican native has combined to hit .194 (56-for-289) with 29 runs scored, 10 doubles, three triples, 13 home runs, and 37 RBI in 103 career games with the Mariners (2011-13), Kansas City Royals (2014), Rangers (2015), and Red Sox (2015).