Red Sox Trade Lefty Reliever Josh Osich To Cubs While Revamping Roster

The Red Sox received a player to be named later or cash considerations

by Dakota Randall

Aug 31, 2020

ORIGINAL STORY: The Red Sox swung another trade.

Boston on Monday dealt left-handed reliever Josh Osich to the Chicago Cubs minutes before the Major League Baseball trade deadline, according to multiple reports. MLB Network’s Jon Heyman was first to report the news.

In return, the Red Sox received a player to be named later.

Here are the details:

The move was made moments after Boston reportedly dealt outfielder Kevin Pillar to the Colorado Rockies.

Osich, 31, posted a 5.74 ERA in 13 appearances (one start) for the Red Sox. He was acquired during the offseason.

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UPDATE (5:30 p.m. ET): The Red Sox announced the trade.

As expected, Boston traded Osich to Chicago in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations.

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