Boston Selects Right-Handed Pitcher Austin Brice from Triple-A Worcester
BOSTON, MA – The Boston Red Sox today placed right-handed pitcher Matt Andriese on the 10-day injured list with right hamstring tendinitis. To fill Andriese’s spot on the active major league roster, the Red Sox selected right-handed pitcher Austin Brice from Triple-A Worcester.
Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the announcement.
Andriese, 31, pitched the seventh inning of last night’s 11-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. In 26 appearances this season (all in relief), the right-hander is 2-3 with one save, a 6.03 ERA (25 ER/37.1 IP), 38 strikeouts, and 11 walks.
Brice, 29, made Boston’s Opening Day roster and appeared in 12 games for the Red Sox, posting a 6.94 ERA (9 ER/11.2 IP) with nine strikeouts, six walks, and a .267 opponent batting average. Since he was designated for assignment on May 21, the right-hander has posted a 1.20 ERA (2 ER/15.0 IP) with a 1.00 WHIP and a .140 opponent batting average in 12 appearances for Worcester, striking out 17 batters and walking eight.
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