On Monday, the Boston Red Sox and Milwaukee Brewers made a trade.
Development of brewing players: Minor League Roster Moves: OF Jackson Chourio Wisconsin (A+), will be active tomorrow (6/26) OF Abraham Almonte traded to Boston for cash consideration RHP Luis Contreras Biloxi (AA) RHP JT Hintzen released INF Jean Carmona has been published”
The Red Sox sent cash to the Brewers for Abraham Almonte.
Almonte is 32 and he last played in the majors for the Atlanta Braves in 2021.
He hit .216 with five homers and 19 RBIs in 64 games for the Braves.
In addition to the Braves, he also played for the San Diego Padres, Seattle Mariners, Kansas City Royals, Arizona Diamondbacks, and Cleveland Guardians.
Currently, the Brewers sit in first place in the National League Central Division.
They are 53-44 in the 97 games they have played so far this season, putting them 2.0 games ahead of the St. Louis Cardinals and 12.0 games over the Cubs of Chicago in NL Central.
The Red Sox are fourth in the American League East Division.
They are currently 49-48 on the season in the 97 games they have played so far.
Right now, they’re 17.0 games behind the New York Yankees for first place, but only 4.5 games behind the Toronto Blue Jays for second place.
In Wild Card standings, they are just 3.0 games behind the Mariners for last place in the MLB Playoffs.