March 30, 2011 at 11:12 PM
In a transaction first reported by Pawtucket broadcaster Dan Hoard, the Red Sox have traded outfielder Bubba Bell to the Cleveland Indians. According to Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe, the Red Sox will receive cash considerations for Bell.
Bell, 28, was originally drafted by Boston in the 39th round of the 2005 amateur draft. He had a standout season in 2007, hitting .337/.420/.584 with 26 home runs and 105 RBI split between High-A Lancaster and Double-A Portland. Across six minor league seasons in the Boston system, Bell has hit .292/.370/.447 with 59 home runs and 318 RBI.