Ex-Sox OF Moss designated for assignment
Moss, who along with reliever Craig Hansen went from Boston to Pittsburgh in the three-team trade that brought Jason Bay to the Sox (and sent Manny Ramirez to the Dodgers) in July 2008, hit .081 this spring while apparently losing a spare outfielder's job to John Raynor.
Moss, who started in right field much of last season, hit .232 with 13 home runs and 64 RBIs in 178 games with Pittsburgh.
- Gordon Edes retweeted
ABOUT THIS BLOG
Gordon Edes, who joined ESPNBoston.com in Nov. 2009, has covered MLB for more than 25 years. He spent 12 years covering the Sox for the Globe. Ask a question for his next mailbag. Follow him on Twitter here.
Joe McDonald, a native Rhode Islander, joined ESPNBoston.com as a Bruins and Red Sox reporter in February 2010. He worked at the Providence Journal for 18 years and covered the Red Sox, Bruins, Patriots, PawSox and Providence Bruins. He's a three-time winner of the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association's state Sportswriter of the Year for Rhode Island. Follow him on Twitter here.