MLB Update: Bosox Wrap Up Hanrahan Swap, Mariners Ink Ibanez
UNDATED (AP) - The Red Sox have acquired All-Star closer Joel Hanrahan from the Pittsburgh Pirates in a six-player deal.
The right-hander had 76 saves over the past two seasons. That's fourth most in the National League. He went 5-2 with a 2.72 ERA and 36 saves this year.
In other new from around the Hot Stove league:
- The Rangers completed a one-year contract with free agent catcher A.J. Pierzynski. The two-time All-Star, who turns 36 on Sunday, hit .278 with a career-high 27 home runs in 135 games for the Chicago White Sox last season.
- The Mariners officially announced its $2.75 million, one-year deal with Raul Ibanez. He returns to the Mariners where he began his career in 1996. The 40-year-old outfielder hit .240 with 19 homers and 62 RBIs with the Yankees last season.
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