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Red Sox trade John Schreiber to Royals for young pitching prospect

David Sandlin was Kansas City's 20th-ranked prospect.

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The Boston Red Sox made a move Saturday, trading right handed relief pitcher John Schreiber to the Kansas City Royals for minor-league right hander David Sandlin.

The 22-year-old Sandlin was ranked No. 20 on the Royals' prospect list. Last year he went 4-2 with a 3.41 ERA (26 ER/68.2 IP), 90 strikeouts, 18 walks, a 1.19 WHIP, and a .250 opponent batting average in 15 starts in the minors.

Schreiber posted a 2.90 ERA (37 ER/114.2 IP) in 111 games with the Red Sox and appeared in 46 games last season, with 53 strikeouts over 46.2 innings.

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