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August 30, 2009 at 1:05 AM

Sox acquire Joey Gathright


According to Dan Barbarisi of the Providence Journal, the Red Sox have acquired outfielder Joey Gathright from Baltimore for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Gathright is expected to join Triple-A Pawtucket for the team's game tonight against Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. The speedy left-handed hitter had been hitting .329/.386/.376 with 24 steals in 31 opportunities for the Triple-A Norfolk Tides. He had also appeared in the majors this season for the Chicago Cubs, hitting .214/.267/.214 in 14 at-bats. In parts of 8 minor league seasons, Gathright has accumulated a .317/.396/.367 line with 1 home run, 122 RBI and 221 steals.

 
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