The A's sent reliever Ryan Cook to the Boston Red Sox just before the trade deadline for a player to be named later or cash, a source confirmed to CSNCalifornia.com.
On Wednesday night, Pablo Sandoval was replaced in the Top of the 6th inning.
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ANAHEIM -- The Los Angeles Angels have acquired veteran outfielder Shane Victorino
Entering Friday, the Boston Red Sox are 42-54.
They have lost eight straight games and are 12 games behind the first-place Yankees in the AL East.