|Athletics righthander Rich Harden returned from the disabled list on July 1 and had five starts to prove himself as a viable trade target. He showed good enough to pique the interest of the Red Sox, who traded Triple-A first baseman Lars Anderson and a player to be named to Oakland for Harden.|
|Lars Anderson, 1b
Age: 23. Position: 1B (100 G).
Born: Sept. 25, 1987 in Oakland.
Ht.: 6-4. Wt.: 215. Bats: L. Throws: L.
School: Jesuit HS, Carmichael, Calif.
Career Transactions: Selected by Red Sox in 18th round of 2006 draft; signed Aug. 8, 2006.
For subscribers: A 2010 scouting report for Anderson. We’ll have more later.
|Red Sox Acquire|
|Rich Harden, rhp
Age: 29. Remaining Commitment: Approximately $500,000 ($1.5 million salary for 2011; eligible for free agency after the season).
Contract details courtesy of Cot’s Baseball Contracts.