33 year old OF Adam Hyzdu, buried somewhere below Dwight Evans on the current Red Sox depth chart, has been traded to San Diego in exchange for right-handed reliever Blaine Neal (above).
Neal, 25, pitched a career-high 40 games last season with San Diego and went 1-1 with a 4.07 ERA. He spent the previous three seasons with Florida, and compiled a 3-0 record in 54 total appearances. He has a career ERA of 4.61
In case you’re wondering : Nomar Garciaparra was hitting .469 in Cactus League play entering today’s games, with 5 HR’s and 10 RBI’s.