St. Petersburg, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Rays acquired
infielder Logan Forsythe, pitcher Brad Boxberger, and three minor leaguers
from the San Diego Padres for pitchers Alex Torres and Jesse Hahn on
Forsythe played in 75 games for the Padres last season, where he hit .214 with
six home runs. The 27-year-old set career highs in batting average (.273),
hits (86), and RBI (26) during the 2012 campaign.
He adds defensive depth for the Rays, having started 31 games at second base,
nine at shortstop, eight at third base, seven in left field, and two in right
field last season.
Tampa Bay also gained Boxberger, who made 18 relief appearances last season
where he totaled an ERA of 2.86 with 24 strikeouts in five stints with the
The Padres received Torres, a left-handed reliever, who went 4-2 with a 1.71
ERA in 39 appearances last season.
Hahn was also shipped to San Diego. The right-hander started 19 games for
Single-A Charlotte, where he went 2-1 with a 2.15 ERA.
The Rays also received minor-league pitchers Matt Andriese, Matt Lollis, and
infielder Maxx Tissenbaum in the deal.
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