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Red Sox trade righty reliever Manny Delcarmen and cash to Rockies for minor league pitcher

Having lost his spot in the Boston bullpen, Manny Delcarmen was traded with cash from the Red Sox to the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday for minor league pitcher Chris Balcom-Miller.The Red Sox have faded in the AL playoff race while the Rockies are trying to stay close in the NL wild-card chase.Delcarmen was 3-2 with a 4.70 ERA in 48 games for Boston this season. The right-hander had been especially tough on lefty hitters, holding them to a .165 batting average.The 28-year-old Delcarmen had been a key member of the Red Sox bullpen for several years, and pitched in Boston's sweep of Colorado in the 2007 World Series ."Manny wasn't necessarily pitching in the highest leverage situations with us anymore," Boston general manager Theo Epstein said. "We had a couple of guys that passed him on the depth chart."Epstein said that the Rockies claimed Delcarmen on waivers and the teams were able to work out a deal."Manny had a nice career with us," Epstein said. "At times he would go out there with ...

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