The Red Sox traded catcher Sandy León to he Cleveland Indians in exchange for minor league righthanded pitcher Adenys Bautista. Boston’s 40-man roster is now at 37.
Red Sox chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom made the announcement Monday.
León, 30, caught 65 games in 2019 (50 starts), hitting .192 (33-for-172) with five home runs and 19 RBI. He has played in 392 career games with the Nationals (2012-14) and Red Sox (2015-19), batting .221 (258-for-1,169) with 25 home runs and 123 RBI. He started 305 games at catcher for the Red Sox in the last five seasons.