Beeks, Jerez, Buttrey and Shepherd optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket

By Pawtucket Red Sox | March 11, 2018 11:01 AM ET

Prior to today's game against the Baltimore Orioles, the Boston Red Sox made the following roster moves:

· Left-handed pitchers Jalen Beeks and Williams Jerez and right-handed pitchers Ty Buttrey and Chandler Shepherd were optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket.

· Seven players were reassigned to minor league camp: catcher Austin Rei ; infielders Michael Chavis and Esteban Quiroz; outfielders Jeremy Barfield and Steve Selsky ; and right-handed pitchers Kyle Martin and Fernando Rodriguez Jr.

President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski made the announcement.

With these moves, the Red Sox now have 45 players in big league camp, including 36 players from the 40-man roster and nine non-roster invitees.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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