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Red Sox acquire infielder/outfielder Hoy Park from Pittsburgh Pirates

Boston sends Minor League left-handed pitcher Inmer Lobo to Pittsburgh

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox today acquired infielder/outfielder Hoy Park from the Pittsburgh Pirates, in exchange for minor league left-handed pitcher Inmer Lobo.

Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the announcement.

Park, 26, has played in 68 Major League games for the New York Yankees (2021) and Pirates (2021-22). Signed by the Yankees in July 2014, the left-handed hitter has started 20 games at second base in his big league career, as well as 12 at third base, 11 at shortstop, three in left field, three in right field, and two in center field. Born in Seoul, South Korea, he played in 23 games for the Pirates in 2022 and hit .216 (11-for-51) with two home runs. In 145 career Triple-A games, Park has hit .255 (130-for-509) with 20 home runs and a .384 on-base percentage.

Lobo, 18, signed with the Red Sox in January 2022 and made his professional debut in the Dominican Summer League last season, pitching in five games—all starts—and going 2-0 with a 0.82 ERA (2 ER/22.0 IP).

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