In order to replace one of the worst signings of the winter on the 40-man roster, the Boston Red Sox today have acquired another depth option to their bullpen.
Boston Red Sox Today Have Acquired Another Depth Option
The Red Sox today optioned right handed pitcher Zack Weiss to Triple A Worcester after claiming him off waivers from the Los Angeles. Red Sox today move right handed pitcher Corey Kluber to the 60 Day Injured List in order to free up space the 40 man roster. Although neither player is anticipated to reach Boston this season Weiss replacing Kluber on the roster would theoretically be a benefit for the Red Sox today.
Who is Zack Weiss and Corey Kluber?
Zachary Daniel Weiss an MLB pitcher for the Boston Red Sox today and an American Israeli by birth was born on June 16, 1992. His Major League Baseball career began with the Cincinnati Reds and ended with the Los Angeles Angels. He possesses four pitches two of which are his 93-95 mph fastball and slider. The other two are his curveball and changeup. American pitcher Corey Scott Kluber who plays for the Boston Red Sox today in Major League Baseball was born on April 10, 1986. He has previously played in Major League Baseball for the Tampa Bay Rays, Texas Rangers, New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians. 2011 saw him make his Major League Baseball debut with the Indians. For high strikeout rates power pitcher Kluber uses a two seam sinker and a breaking ball that resembles a slider and a curveball in different ways.