Red Sox Trade Pillar To Rockies, Osich To Cubs Before MLB Trade Deadline

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BOSTON, MA—The Boston Red Sox today traded outfielder Kevin Pillar and cash considerations to the Colorado Rockies, in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations, as well as international amateur signing bonus pool space.

Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the announcement.

Pillar, 31, hit .274 (32-for-117) in 30 games for the Red Sox, his first season in the organization. Signed by Boston as a free agent on February 14, 2020, he recorded a .796 OPS for the Red Sox, hitting seven doubles, two triples, and four home runs with 20 runs scored and 13 RBI. In 881 career games with the Blue Jays (2013-19), Giants (2019), and Red Sox (2020), Pillar has hit .261 (830-for-3,179) with 200 doubles, 80 home runs, and 331 RBI.

 

BOSTON, MA—The Boston Red Sox today traded left-handed pitcher Josh Osich to the Chicago Cubs, in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations.

Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the announcement.

Osich, 31, made 13 appearances – including one start – for Boston, posting a 5.74 ERA (10 ER/15.2 IP) in his first season with the club. The left-hander allowed seven of his 10 runs over a two-game span from August 17-21, and has posted a 2.25 ERA (3 ER/12.0 IP) in his other 11 outings. Osich earned the win yesterday against the Nationals, tossing 1.1 scoreless innings in relief, his third consecutive scoreless outing. Selected by San Francisco in the sixth round of the 2011 June Draft from Oregon State University, Osich is 11-6 with a 4.95 ERA (112 ER/203.2 IP) in 230 career appearances (one start) for the Giants (2015-18), White Sox (2019), and Red Sox (2020).

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