< Back to front page Text size +

Red Sox release Sweeney; Maier reassigned

Posted by Peter Abraham, Globe Staff  March 30, 2013 11:36 PM

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

NEW YORK Red Sox made two minor roster moves tonight involving outfielders who were in camp on minor league contracts.

Ryan Sweeney, who was told Thursday he would not make the 25-man roster, requested his release and was granted it. The Red Sox had offered him a spot with Triple A Pawtucket. Sweeney is trying to catch on with another team.

Mitch Maier accepted an assignment to Pawtucket. He also had the right to opt-out of his contract. Maier missed two weeks with a sprained left wrist, which limited his options.

The Red Sox have yet to announce a 40-man roster move that will allow them to add Jackie Bradley Jr, to the team.

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

archives

browse this blog

by category