FT MYERS – The Boston Red Sox optioned infielder Tzu-Wei Lin to Triple-A Pawtucket. President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski made the announcement which is one of the final moves as the club heads to Arizona for two final spring training games, then onto Seattle to open the Major league Baseball season on March 28.
With the move, the Red Sox have 29 players in big league camp, all of whom are on the club’s 40-man roster.
The Sox are reportedly considering a trade of one of their three active catchers, although Blake Swihart plays multiple positions
RED SOX PLAYERS IN MAJOR LEAGUE SPRING TRAINING CAMP (29)
PITCHERS (13): Matt Barnes, Ryan Brasier, Colten Brewer, Nathan Eovaldi, Heath Hembree, Brian Johnson, Rick Porcello, David Price, Eduardo Rodriguez, Chris Sale, Tyler Thornburg, Hector Velázquez, Brandon Workman
CATCHERS (3): Sandy León, Blake Swihart, Christian Vázquez
INFIELDERS (9): Xander Bogaerts, Rafael Devers, Marco Hernández, Brock Holt, Mitch Moreland, Eduardo Núñez, Steve Pearce, Dustin Pedroia, Sam Travis
OUTFIELDERS (4): Andrew Benintendi, Mookie Betts, Jackie Bradley Jr., J.D. Martinez