The Reds’ Confirmed The Exit Of A 28 Year Old Star Pitcher Traded After Just 2 Weeks With The…

The Milwaukee Brewers have been quietly shoring up their pitching depth through savvy waiver wire acquisitions. Recent pickups like Vladimir Gutierrez and Corbin Martin have bolstered their roster, alongside the addition of several Nashville Sounds players like Kevin Herget, Jared Koenig, and Tobias Myers, who have all seen time on the 40-man roster recently. Now, one of these players has made a swift departure, heading to the Boston Red Sox.

A 28-year-old pitcher has been traded from the Milwaukee Brewers to the Boston Red Sox after just two weeks with the Brewers organization.

The sequence of events unfolded rapidly. On April 5, 2024, the Brewers claimed Vladimir Gutierrez off waivers from the Miami Marlins. Assigned to Triple-A Nashville, Gutierrez made two appearances, allowing seven earned runs. Now, a mere fortnight after joining the Brewers, he finds himself traded to the Red Sox in exchange for cash considerations.

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Gutierrez’s departure stemmed from being designated for assignment on April 17, 2024. This move was necessitated by the addition of Tobias Myers to the roster. When a player is designated for assignment, the team must provide other clubs with the opportunity to claim him via waivers or explore trade options. Boston opted for the latter, securing Gutierrez via trade to avoid the risk of losing him to another claiming team.

While this transaction may seem minor, it adds to the recent history of trade activity between the Brewers and the Red Sox. Last summer, the Brewers sent Luis Urias to the Red Sox in exchange for pitcher Bradley Blalock, who has since delivered an impressive 17 consecutive scoreless innings in the minor leagues. Additionally, the two teams collaborated on the Hunter Renfroe and Jackie Bradley Jr. trade, which also involved prospe

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