BOSTON (AP) - The Los Angeles Angels have acquired second baseman Gordon Beckham in a trade with the Chicago White Sox.
Beckham has struggled offensively this year, but he gives the AL West-leading Angels another sure-handed infielder with six seasons of major league experience. He turns 28 on Sept. 16.
The White Sox, who selected Beckham with the eighth overall pick in the 2008 draft, will receive a player to be named or cash in Thursday's trade.
Beckham made his major league debut in 2009 and hit .270 with 14 homers and 63 RBIs in 103 games with the White Sox. But he is batting .221 this year with seven homers and 36 RBIs in 101 games. He also has a .981 fielding percentage.
The White Sox will make a corresponding roster move before Friday night's game at the New York Yankees.

Recent MLB Discussions

Top MLB Public Bets

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Giants Win Total Prediction Are the San Francisco Giants due for a letdown season in 2017 after making the playoffs in 2016?
Thumbnail Blue Jays Win Total Prediction Can the Toronto Blue Jays have enough pop in their bats to make another playoff run in 2017?
Thumbnail Pirates Win Total Prediction After missing out on the playoffs last season, will the Pittsburgh Pirates get back to being a contender in the competitive NL...
Thumbnail Phillies Win Total Prediction Can the Philadelphia Phillies inch closer to the .500 mark in the 2017 season? Here’s our preview of the team’s season.
Thumbnail Yankees Win Total Prediction Lacking in name power like it used to have, will the New York Yankees find a way to scale the AL East standings this season?

MLB Team Pages