The Boston Red Sox claimed pitcher John Schreiber off waivers on Thursday, February 18 from the Detroit Tigers. To make room for Schreiber they placed Chris Sale on the 60 Day Disabled List.

Schreiber has made 28 major league relief appearances, all for the Tigers from 2019-20, going 2-1 with a 6.28 ERA (20 ER/28.2 IP) and 33 strikeouts. Selected by Detroit in the 15th round of the 2016 June Draft out of the University of Northwestern Ohio, Schreiber is 16-15 with a 1.99 ERA (45 ER/204.0 IP) in 147 minor league relief appearances, including a 2.28 ERA (15 ER/59.1 IP), 1.01 WHIP, and .187 opponent batting average in 48 outings for Triple-A Toledo in 2019.

Chris Sale underwent successful left UCL reconstruction (“Tommy John surgery”) on March 30, 2020

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