Boston, which had been rumored to recruit Kim Ha-sung, traded Raul Mondesi’s son

The Boston Red Sox, who needed a shortstop reinforcement, chose Adalberto Mondesi (28)., the official website of the Major League Baseball (MLB), reported on the 25th (Korean time) that Boston acquired Mondesi through a trade with the Kansas City Royals. Boston is sending left-handed bullpen Josh Taylor (30) in exchange for Mondesi.

Boston’s trouble in the offseason was the shortstop. 메이저놀이터 With Xander Bogaerts (San Diego Padres) leaving the team as a free agent and Trevor Story undergoing right elbow surgery, he needed an alternative. At one time, there was speculation that he might be recruiting Kim Ha-seong (San Diego) as a trade. Boston manager Alex Cora revealed his plan to use Kike Hernandez as the starting shortstop before acquiring Mondesi, but the final choice was ‘external blood transfusion’.

Mondesi, who debuted in the big leagues in 2016, recorded 358 games, a batting average of 0.244, 38 homers, 157 RBIs and 133 stolen bases. He is also the son of slugger Raul Mondesi, who hit 271 career home runs. His strengths were his quick feet and defensive versatility that allowed him to play second and third base and shortstop. He also stole 32 bases and 43 bases in 2018 and 2019, respectively. Last year, a knee injury in April ended the season early, and he only played 15 games. predicted that “it will be more valuable if a player like Mondesi can stay healthy as rule changes that can increase steals (such as expanding base size) apply this season.”

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