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Boston Red Sox Acquire Scott Podsednik From Philadelphia Phillies

Scott Podsednik, a 36-year-old left handed outfielder, has reportedly been traded to the Boston Red Sox from the Philadelphia Phillies. Podsednik is a lifetime .279 hitter with 41 home runs, 300 RBI and 301 stolen bases in 10 seasons.

March 13, 2012; Kissimmee, FL, USA; Philadelphia Phillies left fielder Scott Podsednik (22) bats in the fifth inning of the game against the Houston Astros at Osceola County Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-US PRESSWIRE
March 13, 2012; Kissimmee, FL, USA; Philadelphia Phillies left fielder Scott Podsednik (22) bats in the fifth inning of the game against the Houston Astros at Osceola County Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-US PRESSWIRE

Scott Podsednik has reportedly been traded to the Boston Red Sox from from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for cash considerations. The 36-year-old left-handed outfielder will be assigned to Triple-A Pawtucket.

Podsednik has logged 10 years of major league service, playing with six different teams. Podsednik is a lifetime .279 hitter with 41 home runs and 300 RBI in 1,016 career games. He has also swiped 301 bases in his career and led the league with a career-high 70 steals in 2004 with the Chicago White Sox.

Podsednik did not play a game with the Phillies this season and last played for the Los Angeles Dodgers, for whom he hit .262 with one home run and seven RBI in 39 games.


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