Alfredo Aceves Unclaimed on Waivers, Removed from 40-Man Roster

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Alfredo Aceves Unclaimed on Waivers, Removed from 40-Man Roster
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The Red Sox announced that they have outrighted right-hander Alfredo Aceves — who was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket last week after a brief stint in the big leagues — to the PawSox. The procedural action removes Aceves from the 40-man big league roster, but perhaps more notably, it also means that the right-hander cleared outright waivers, meaning all 29 clubs passed on the opportunity to claim him at no cost (except for his split contract), despite the fact that he has options remaining.

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