CLEVELAND -- The Red Sox struck quickly following an injury to Jackie Bradley Jr. by acquiring veteran center fielder Rajai Davis from the Athletics for Minor League outfielder Rafael Rincones.
Of the 73 games Davis started this season, 62 have been in center. The move was announced just hours after Bradley went on the 10-day disabled list with a sprained left thumb.
 Red Sox acquire Rajai Davis from A’s for minor league OF Rafael Rincones
The right-handed-hitting Davis has a line of .233/.293/.353 with five homers, 18 RBIs and 26 stolen bases.While Davis is likely to get most of his playing time in center while Bradley is out, he will be able to help at the corners when the Red Sox are back to full health. The Red Sox don't have a timetable on when Bradley will be back, but the club fully expects he will play again this season. In Davis, the Red Sox get a player with big-game experience. He hit a memorable game-tying homer for the Indians against Cubs closer Aroldis Chapman in Game 7 of last year's World Series. The 36-year-old from Norwich, Conn., is a veteran of 1,301 games, in which he is a .264 hitter with 60 homers, 371 RBIs and 391 stolen bases. In addition to the Indians and Athletics, Davis has played for the Pirates, Giants, Blue Jays and Tigers.
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