Thursday, November 25, 2010
Red Sox Fill 40-Man Roster
Yesterday the Red Sox claimed outfielder Jordan Parraz off waivers from the Royals, thus filling their 40-man roster. He has not really broken into the majors yet, but in the minor leagues last season he went .266/11/61 with the AAA affiliate of the Royals. In the minor leagues, he is a career .289 hitter so he has some promise to be a good major league outfielder. He generally classifies as a right fielder so maybe if the Sox can't get anyone better he will be J.D. Drew's replacement in 2012. Parraz was the Astros' 3rd round pick in 2004, and he spent 5 years with that organization. In any case, Parraz could become a good acquisition in later years.