According to a report from WEEI's Alex Speier, the Boston Red Sox have sent Mike Cameron and a heaping helping of cash to the Florida Marlins, in exchange for cash considerations or a player to be named later.
Boston had designated the 38-year old outfielder for assignment last week, after Kevin Youkilis was ruled out for a game and the team needed an infielder. They called Yamaico Navarro up to the 40-man roster to take Cameron's roster spot and Youkilis' place in the lineup.
The Red Sox are likely to cover the remainder of Cameron's $7.5 million salary - approximately $3.4 million at this point - except for the $200,000 minimum that the Marlins will be required to front.
It's likely, Speier writes, that Boston will receive cash in return for Cameron's services and not another player.
Cameron was hitting .149 with a .212 OBP, .266 slugging mark, .477 OPS and three homers in 33 games this year for Boston.