April 25, 2012 at 1:58 PM
|Nate Spears (Kelly O'Connor)|
Infielder Nate Spears has cleared waivers after being designated for assignment on April 21 and been outrighted to Triple-A Pawtucket.
The 26-year-old Spears went hitless in 4 at-bats with Boston and returns to Pawtucket where he was 6 for 26 with 5 runs scored and 2 RBI in 8 games this season. He joined the Red Sox organization in 2010 and had a stellar season for Double-A Portland, hitting .272/.380/.463 with 20 home runs and 82 RBI.