BOSTON (WHDH) — The Boston Red Sox signed infielder Yu Chang to a one-year contract for the 2023 season Thursday, according to Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom.
To make room for Chang on the 40-man list, the Red Sox infielders put Trevor Story on the 60-day injured list with a right elbow ulnar collateral ligament repair.
The 27-year-old Chang played in 69 major league games in 2022 with the Cleveland Guardians, Pittsburgh Pirates, Tampa Bay Rays and Red Sox, hitting .208 (35 to 168) with four home runs.
Born in Taitung, Taiwan, Chang has been on Cleveland’s Opening Day roster in each of the last three seasons for the past three seasons and has 47 games at first base, 37 at third base, 33 at second base, during his major 17 at shortstop and three as batsman-designated launched league career.
Story, 30, underwent a successful internal ulnar collateral ligament repair of the right elbow on January 10. He has batted .268 (853 for 3,179) with a .849 OPS, 174 home runs, 516 RBI and 113 stolen bases in 839 career games with the Colorado Rockies and Red Sox.
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