Red Sox Trade For Rockies Catcher Mike McKenry

Red Sox acquire C McKenry from Rockies

      BOSTON (AP) – The Boston Red Sox have acquired catcher Michael
McKenry from the Colorado Rockies.
      Boston sent right-hander Daniel Turpen to Colorado to complete
Tuesday's deal. Turpen was selected by the New York Yankees in last
year's Rule 5 draft, but was returned to the Red Sox on March 13.
      The 26-year-old McKenry made his major league debut in
September, going hitless in eight at-bats over six games with the
Rockies. He hit .265 with 10 homers and 49 RBIs in 99 games for
Triple-A Colorado Springs last season.
      To make room for McKenry on the 40-man roster, Boston designated
catcher Mark Wagner for assignment.
      The 24-year-old Turpen also was traded from San Francisco to
Boston for right-hander Ramon Ramirez on July 31.
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