Red Sox trade outfielder Kevin Pillar and cash considerations to Colorado Rockies

Boston Receives Player to be Named Later or Cash Considerations, Along with International Amateur Signing Bonus Pool Space

August 31st, 2020

The Boston Red Sox today traded outfielder Kevin Pillar and cash considerations to the Colorado Rockies, in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations, as well as international amateur signing bonus pool space.

Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the announcement.

Pillar, 31, hit .274 (32-for-117) in 30 games for the Red Sox, his first season in the organization. Signed by Boston as a free agent on February 14, 2020, he recorded a .796 OPS for the Red Sox, hitting seven doubles, two triples, and four home runs with 20 runs scored and 13 RBI. In 881 career games with the Blue Jays (2013-19), Giants (2019), and Red Sox (2020), Pillar has hit .261 (830-for-3,179) with 200 doubles, 80 home runs, and 331 RBI.