Red Sox acquire reliever Verdugo from Royals

Red Sox acquire reliever Verdugo from Royals
July 17, 2014, 12:30 am
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The Red Sox have acquired left-handed reliever Ryan Verdugo from the Kansas City Royals for cash considerations.

The Royals announced the transaction on Wednesday.

The 27-year-old has a 5-2 record with a 4.24 ERA in nine starts for the Royals' Triple-A affiliate.

Verdugo has made one Major League appearance in his career, allowing six runs in a 2012 start.