Tuesday, August 12, 2008
Red Sox Land Indians' Byrd
The Red Sox have acquired pitcher Paul Byrd from the Indian. After placing Tim Wakefield on the 15-day DL, AL wild-card leading Boston felt an increased urgency to add depth to its pitching staff. It's basically a no-risk move by Boston as all they gave up was cash or a player to be named later. Byrd got off to a horrendous start this season, but has won all four of his starts since the All-Star break.