The Boston Red Sox acquired right-hander Zack Littell from the Texas Rangers on Friday for money issues, MLB.com reported
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Littell was with the Rangers‘ Triple-A affiliate in Spherical Rock and was 2-0 with a 2.25 ERA in eight appearances
Littell, 27, hasn’t pitched within the majors but this season regardless of making 145 big-league appearances (4 begins) over the earlier 5 seasons with the Minnesota Twins (2018-20) and San Francisco Giants (2021-22).
Littell went 3-3 with a 5.08 ERA in 39 appearances for the Giants final season. He fell out of favor with the group after getting in a shouting match on the mound with supervisor Gabe Kapler whereas he was being faraway from a sport towards the Atlanta Braves on Sept. 12.
He was demoted to Triple-A Sacramento the next day and subsequently signed with the Rangers as a free agent in February
Earlier Friday, Boston positioned right-hander Kutter Crawford (hamstring) on the 15-day injured checklist and recalled fellow right-hander Kaleb Ort from Triple-A Worcester.
Crawford, 27, was 1-1 with a 3.51 ERA in seven appearances (two begins) this season.
Ort, 31, is 1-0 with a 7.30 ERA in 12 appearances for Boston. He was optioned to Worcester on Sunday and hadn’t made an look for the Triple-A membership.
–Subject Stage Media