The Boston Red Sox have acquired reliever Adam Ottavino from the New York Yankees, according to a report by Lindsey Adler of The Athletic.

According to, this is the first trade between the AL East rivals since the Yankees sent Kelly Johnson to the Red Sox for Stephen Drew and cash on July 31, 2014.

Ottavino appeared in 24 games last season for the Yankees and posted a 2-3 record with a 5.89 ERA in 18.1 innings.

The 35-year-old has spent the last two seasons with the Yankees, after signing as a free agent prior to the 2019 season.

He played seven years with the Colorado Rockies and made his MLB debut as a member of the St. Louis Cardinals in 2010.

Ottavino has a 25-28 career record with a 3.53 ERA in 463 career games.