Boston Red Sox To Pay Mike Lowell To Play for Texas Rangers?

Posted: 10th December 2009 by Sean Kennedy in MLB
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Coming off a World Series win and a Series MVP in 2007, Mike Lowellátook a hometown discount the stay in Boston. He may be regretting that decision now. is reporting that the Rangers and Red Sox have reached a preliminary agreement on a trade that will send Lowell to Texas for catcher/first baseman Max Ramirez. Who would have guessed that, after all the previous talk of the Red Sox obtaining a Rangers' catcher, Ramirez would be the one the Sox ended up with?á Ramirez's Major League career amounts to just 17 games in 2008, in which he hit .217 with a .345 OBP.áHowever,áRamirez has a .299 average and .398 on-base percentageáin the minors. His defensive skills still need development.áá Ramirez doesn't seem to figure into the Red Sox plans in 2010, but his versatility co ...

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