Clay Buchholz has been traded to the Philadelphia Phillies. He was one of the best pitchers on the Boston Red Sox before this roster move. He has a career ERA of 3.96, but twice has had a ERA of under 1.75, in 2007 and 2013. He was traded for minor league second baseman Josh Tobias. Tobias has a career batting average of .301 and a slugging average of .439. Tobias has never played a game in the major leagues as Clay Buchholz has played nineĀ seasons. The Red Sox average age is 29 and Tobias will help the team by adding himself(age 24)for the 32 year old Buchholz.

Resources:

http://www.milb.com/player/index.jsp?player_id=596122#/career/R/hitting/2016/ALL

http://www.espn.com/mlb/player/stats/_/id/28855

http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/18318476/boston-red-sox-deal-clay-buchholz-philadelphia-phillies-minor-leaguer-josh-tobias

https://www.statista.com/statistics/236223/major-league-baseball-clubs-by-average-age-of-players/

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