The Red Sox announced they have traded reliever Ramon Ramirez to San Francisco. More details are expected to come later.
Also, reliever Dustin Richardson was called up from Triple-A Pawtucket.
UPDATE, 4:56 p.m.: The player the Red Sox obtained was RHP Daniel Turpen. He was 5 -5, 4.09 with AA Richmond is and is former 8th round pick in 2007. He's 23.