Red Sox acquire reliever from Twins in last-minute deadline trade
The Boston Red Sox made a last-minute deal at the 2021 MLB trade deadline to acquire reliever Hansel Robles from the Minnesota Twins. Do-Hyoung Park of MLB.com was first to report the news Friday, while Aaron Gleeman reported that they are sending Double-A righty Alex Scherff to Minnesota.
Robles went 3-4 with a 4.91 ERA in 16 appearances for the Twins prior to the trade deadline, recording 10 saves. He has 43 strikeouts in 44 innings on the season. However, he has walked 24 batters and allowed 37 hits, giving him a 1.39 WHIP.
The Red Sox also acquired former Cubs and Nationals slugger Kyle Schwarber ahead of the trade deadline.