Red Sox trade former All-Star reliever Edward Mujica to Athletics

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Sunday, May 10, 2015

The Boston Red Sox have traded reliever Edward Mujica and cash to the Oakland Athletics for either a player to be named or cash considerations.

The deal was announced Saturday night while the A's were playing at Seattle.

Red Sox manager John Farrell hinted Saturday that roster changes might be coming soon. A source told's Gordon Edes thatJackie Bradley Jr., who was scratched from a scheduled start Saturday for Pawtucket, is headed to Toronto in time for Sunday's series finale.

Mujica, who turns 31 on Sunday, was traded a day after being designated for assignment by the Red Sox. He was 1-1 with a 4.61 ERA in 11 games.

Mujica was in his second season with Boston. He pitched 75 times for the Red Sox, going 3-5 with eight saves and a 4.03 ERA.

In 2013, Mujica posted 37 saves for St. Louis and was an NL All-Star. He also has pitched for Cleveland, San Diego and the Marlins.

To make room on their roster, the A's transferred right-hander Jarrod Parker to the 60-day disabled list. It was later determined that Parkerbroke a bone in his elbow during a minor league game.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.