White Sox acquire lefty reliever Diekman from Red Sox

The Chicago White Sox procured left-given reliever Jake Diekman from the Boston Red Sox on Monday for catcher Reese McGuire and a player to be named or cash.

The 35-year-old Diekman is 5-1 with a 4.23 ERA in 44 appearances this season. The 6-foot-4 Diekman is especially hard on left-given players, holding them to a .188 batting normal this year.

The Red Sox likewise exchanged catcher Christian Vázquez to Houston for small time infielder Enmanuel Valdez and outfielder Wilyer Abreu.

The Red Sox and Astros played in Houston on Monday night, so Vázquez had a brief excursion to join his new group. Vázquez, who turns 32 on Aug. 21, hit .282 with eight homers and 42 RBIs in 84 games with Boston this year.

The White Sox are attempting to return to the end of the season games for the third consecutive season subsequent to winning the AL Central in 2021.

The expansion of Diekman places a second lefty in chief Tony La Russa’s warm up area, joining freshman Tanner Banks. The White Sox likewise have Aaron Bummer, yet he is on the harmed list with a stressed left lat.Diekman’s agreement calls for $3.5 million pay rates this year and next, and it incorporates a $4 million group choice for 2024 with a $1 million buyout.

The 27-year-old McGuire batted .225 with 10 RBIs in 53 games with Chicago. He was procured in an exchange with Toronto in April.McGuire became extra for the White Sox when Yasmani Grandal returned in the wake of being sidelined by lower back fits. McGuire likewise was outflanked by catcher Seby Zavala, who was batting .296 with two homers in 30 games heading into Monday night’s series opener against Kansas City.

The Red Sox are wealthy the speed in the stacked AL East, yet they actually get an opportunity for a trump card.

Valdez, 23, hit .296 with 10 homers and 32 RBIs in 38 games for Triple-A Sugar Land this season. The 23-year-old Abreu batted .249 with 15 homers, 54 RBIs and 23 takes in 89 games for Double-A Corpus Christi.Trevino homered in the fourth and added a crash into Monument Park in the eighth against Ryan Borucki. Whenever All-Star first has his nine homers this year, matching his all out in four past major association seasons, and set a lifelong high with 32 RBIs.

Seattle has lost seven of 11 since heading into the All-Star break on a 14-game series of wins.

Adam Frazier hit a run-scoring single in the fourth off Germán, who won without precedent for three beginnings since falling off the harmed list. He permitted two runs and six hits in five innings with three strolls and a strikeout.

With Alex Rodriguez situated behind home plate, Judge hit a 420-foot drive, sending an initial throw 87.4 mph fastball into the meeting warm up area in left field,

Judge is on pace for 67 homers, six a greater number of than the Yankees record set by Roger Maris in 1961. Judge arrived at 43 homers in his 101st game and New York’s 104th game while Maris hit his 43rd in his 114th game and the Yankees’ 115th on Aug. 12, 1961.

Qualified with the expectation of complimentary organization after the World Series. Judge has 10 homers in 12 games since the All-Star break promotion 13 in his last 16 games.

Ron Marinaccio, Aroldis Chapman, Jonathan Loáisiga and Wandy Peralta consolidated for one-hit, scoreless alleviation.

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