The Red Sox got their offseason underway Monday morning when Boston announced it traded Sandy Leon to the Cleveland Indians for minor league pitcher Adenys Bautista.
Leon spent four seasons with the Sox and had glowing reviews from the pitching staff about throwing to him with his ability to call a strong game. But his .199 over the last three years was something that wasn’t exactly helping the team.
But he got a nice farewell Monday from his now-former team as the Red Sox’s official Twitter account posted a brief video captioned “Thank you, @sandyleon41!”
Check it out:
— Red Sox (@RedSox) December 2, 2019
Boston now has one catcher (Christian Vazquez) on its 40-man roster.