Minor MLB Transactions: 8/23/20 – MLB Trade Rumors

Wrapping up some minor moves from around the game…

  • The Red Sox outrighted Christian Arroyo to their alternate training site after the infielder cleared waivers.  Arroyo was designated for assignment three days ago.  The 25th overall pick of the 2013 draft, Arroyo was a significant prospect coming up in the Giants’ farm system and a key part of the trade package sent to the Rays for Evan Longoria in December 2017.  Injuries and a lack of production have dimmed Arroyo’s star, however, as he has hit only .215/.280/.342 over 251 career PA with the Giants, Rays, and Indians.  Boston only claimed Arroyo off waivers from Cleveland 10 days ago, after he appeared in just a single game with the Tribe this season.

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