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Conor Jackson Trade: Jackson To Be Used As 'Super Utility' Man

Conor Jackson was traded to the Boston Red Sox late Wednesday night in exchange for minor league pitching prospect Jason Rice, giving Terry Francona more depth in both the infield and outfield. Jackson will most likely be used in a "super utility role," according to FOX Sports baseball reporter Jon Morosi.

#RedSox envision Jackson having a super utility role. He's played mostly 1B and the corner OF spots for #Athletics this year.less than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply

 

Jackson has played seven MLB season, spending his first six years with the Arizona Diamondbacks and the last two with the Athletics. In 646 career games, Jackson has a .272 batting average with 51 home runs and 290 RBI.

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