Red Sox trade Franklin German to White Sox for minor-league pitcher


(670 The Score) The Red Sox have traded righty reliever Franklin German to the White Sox for righty reliever Theo Denlinger, the club announced Friday afternoon.

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German, 25, was designated for assignment by the Red Sox on Monday. He had a 2.72 ERA and 0.91 WHIP in 43 appearances split across Double-A Portland and Triple-A Worcester in 2022, when he also allowed eight earned runs in four innings across five appearances for the Red Sox at the big league level.

German has a 3.93 ERA across five minor league seasons. The Yankees originally selected him in the fourth round of the 2018 MLB Draft.

Denlinger, 26, had a 4.47 ERA in 40 appearances for Class-A Winston-Salem and Double-A Birmingham in 2022. The White Sox selected him in the seventh round of the 2021 MLB Draft.

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