BOSTON — Jackie Bradley Jr.’s second stint with the Crimson Sox is reportedly over.
The Crimson Sox are designating Bradley Jr. for project, in line with a number of experiences and first reported by the Boston Globe.
Bradley Jr. spent his first eight main league seasons with the Crimson Sox earlier than leaving in free company to hitch the Milwaukee Brewers final season. Boston reacquired the outfielder shortly earlier than the Main League Baseball lockout went into impact final December within the commerce that despatched Hunter Renfroe to Milwaukee.
The Crimson Sox hoped to enhance their outfield protection with the transfer, and whereas Bradley Jr. supplied stability, he continued to be a legal responsibility offensively. He was batting .210 with a .578 OPS, though his dwelling splits had been significantly better with a .288 common and .785 OPS at Fenway Park.
With the commerce deadline acquisition of outfielder Tommy Pham, there gave the impression to be no room for Bradley Jr. to get common enjoying time. The outfield going ahead shall be Pham in left, Jarren Duran in middle and Alex Verdugo in proper, and the Crimson Sox hope Kiké Hernández can return a while this month.
Steve Hewitt, Boston Herald
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