NEW YORK, NY: Pitcher Nathan Eovaldi of the Tampa Bay Rays delivers a pitch against the New York Mets during the first inning of a game at Citi Field on July 8, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Rays defeated the Mets 9-0.
The Tampa Bay Rays have traded starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi to the Boston Red Sox in exchange for minor league pitcher Jalen Beeks.
We have traded RH Nathan Eovaldi to Boston in exchange for LH Jalen Beeks.— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) July 25, 2018
We have traded RH Nathan Eovaldi to Boston in exchange for LH Jalen Beeks.
Eovaldi was scheduled to pitch Wednesday against the Yankees, but has been scratched from that start in favor of Ryne Stanek.
Nathan Eovaldi flirts with perfection as Tampa Bay Rays rout New York Mets 9-0
This year Eovaldi is 3-4 with a 4.26 ERA in 10 starts. He is 28 years old and missed the entire 2017 season recovering from Tommy John surgery.
Beeks, 25, made the first two major league appearances of his career this season, allowing nine runs on 11 hits in 6.1 innings for a 12.79 ERA.