FORT MYERS – Prior to today’s game against the Detroit Tigers, the Boston Red Sox announced the following roster moves:
Four players were optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket: infielder Michael Chavis, left-handed pitcher Josh Taylor, and right-handed pitchers Travis Lakins and Chandler Shepherd. Right-handed pitcher Denyi Reyes was optioned to Double-A Portland.
Six players were reassigned to minor league camp: catcher Austin Rei, outfielder Rusney Castillo, infielder Tony Renda, first baseman Josh Ockimey, and right-handed pitchers Mike Shawaryn and Carson Smith.
President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski made the announcement.
The Red Sox now have 47 players in big league camp, including 33 players from the 40-man roster and 14 non-roster invitees.