Sox trade Rule V pick Jeff Kobernus to DET for 2B Justin Henry
Red Sox acquired INF Justin Henry from the Tigers.
Henry is compensation for infielder Jeff Kobernus, who was selected by the Red Sox in Thursday's Rule 5 Draft and then flipped to Detroit. Henry, 27, owns a weak .293/.372/.362 career batting line in the minors.
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Red Sox selected INF Jeff Kobernus from the Nationals with the seventh pick in Thursday's Rule 5 Draft.
Kobernus was then traded to the Tigers. The 24-year-old second baseman batted just .282/.325/.333 in 366 plate appearances this past season at Double-A Harrisburg.