Boston Red Sox Acquire Hard-Throwing Pitcher From Giants

The Boston Red Sox recently made a move to strengthen their bullpen, acquiring right-handed reliever Mauricio Llovera from the San Francisco Giants.

In exchange for Llovera, the Giants received minor league right-handed pitcher Marques Johnson.

The trade provides an opportunity for Llovera to showcase his talent with his new team and solidify a spot on the 40-man roster, as the Red Sox transferred Kaleb Ort from the 15-day to the 60-day injured list to accommodate Llovera.

Before the trade, Llovera had been designated for assignment by the San Francisco Giants, but his impressive performances in Triple-A caught the attention of the Red Sox.

In 20.2 innings at Triple-A, he recorded a 3.92 ERA and an impressive 1.09 WHIP, showing great potential as a reliable relief pitcher.

Additionally, during the current season, he made five relief appearances for the Giants, allowing just one run over 5.1 innings in the majors.

At 27 years old, Llovera has demonstrated his capabilities both in the majors and upper minors, making him a valuable addition to the Red Sox bullpen.

It's worth noting that he has exhausted all of his option years, meaning he will remain on the MLB roster for Boston. With his talent and potential, Llovera has the opportunity to contribute significantly to the Red Sox bullpen and make a positive impact on the team's performance in the coming games. Photo Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports