Red Sox acquire Minor League infielder Ángel Pierre from Kansas City Royals

March 19th, 2023

BOSTON, MA—The Boston Red Sox today acquired minor league infielder Ángel Pierre from the Kansas City Royals, completing the January 24 trade for infielder Adalberto Mondesi.

Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the announcement.

Pierre, 19, made his professional debut in 2022 and batted .300 (30-for-100) with a .974 OPS, 11 doubles, four triples, two home runs, 19 RBI, and nine stolen bases in 33 Dominican Summer League games for KC Stewart. A right-handed hitter, he played 26 games at third base, six at shortstop, one at second base, and one as the designated hitter. The Dominican Republic native was signed by the Royals as an international free agent on January 19, 2022.