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BOSTON -- Cross off one item from the Boston Red Soxs lengthy trade-deadline shopping list. Nike Blazer Burgundy Womens .Seeking a right-handed bat for their lefty-leaning bench and greater infield depth, the Red Sox acquired veteran Aaron Hill on Thursday from the Milwaukee Brewers for Triple-A right-hander Aaron Wilkerson and Double-A infielder Wendell Rijo. The Brewers will also help subsidize some of the approximately $6 million left on the final year of Hills contract, half of which was already being paid by the Arizona Diamondbacks.Weve been looking for a right-handed hitter infielder that could play third base for a while, said Dave Dombrowski, the Red Sox president of baseball operations. Were in a position where were trying to win this thing. We think [Hill] makes us better.Hill, 34, has played primarily third base for the Brewers this season. Dombrowski stopped short of saying Hill will platoon with lefty-hitting third baseman Travis Shaw, but considering Shaw is batting .211 with a .620 OPS against lefties, it seems likely Hill will take some of those at-bats.Shaw also bruised his left foot in Wednesday nights 11-6 victory over the Texas Rangers. But Dombrowski said the Red Sox were talking to the Brewers about Hill long before Shaw suffered the injury, which is not considered serious after X-rays taken Thursday were negative.Dombrowski can now concentrate exclusively on strengthening the pitching staff, both the rotation and the bullpen. Red Sox starters have combined for a 4.82 ERA, 10th in the American League entering Thursday night. And setup man Carson Smiths season-ending Tommy John elbow surgery has left Boston in need of another late-inning reliever to ease the burden on 41-year-old Koji Uehara.That fourth and fifth [starter] spot, weve been searching, Dombrowski said. We have had more conversations over pitching. Im not sure that means were any closer to making a deal or not.In acquiring Hill, the Red Sox seemingly traded from their limited pitching depth. Although Wilkerson is having a strong season -- 2.14 ERA in 16 starts between Double-A and Triple-A -- Dombrowski said the former independent league pitcher was never a serious candidate to get called up because of his lack of major league experience.Indeed, when the Red Sox needed a starter last week and neither Henry Owens nor Roenis Elias were pitching well enough in Triple-A to merit consideration, they bypassed Wilkerson for Sean OSullivan, whose 5.99 career ERA was outweighed by his 55 starts in the big leagues.I dont think we could count on Aaron being a guy stepping forward in this situation, Dombrowski said. Being [he has] never pitched in the big leagues, to be a key factor in this race.Hill batted .283 with eight homers, 29 RBIs and a .780 OPS in 254 at-bats for the out-of-contention Brewers. Although Hill has been an everyday player for most of his career, the Red Sox expect he will be productive off the bench.Dombrowski said the Red Sox got good reports on Hill from third-base coach Brian Butterfield, who coached Hill with the Toronto Blue Jays. Hill also played briefly for manager John Farrell in Toronto and is close friends with Red Sox scout Jaymie Bane.Its a situation that we did check with everybody and got real good reports on his makeup and what he brings to the ballclub, Dombrowski said. Hes got a nice swing. Hes a veteran player who knows how to keep himself in shape and ready to go.To clear a spot on the 40-man roster, outfielder Ryan LaMarre has been designated for assignment. LaMarre was 0-for-5 with two strikeouts after getting called up from Triple-A Pawtucket last month. nike blazers mens . Louis Blues absence from top spot in the TSN. nike blazers mens white . Jeff Green scored 13 points and Kris Humphries 12 for the Celtics, who nearly blew an 18-point, second-half lead. Sullingers 20-20 was the first by a Celtics player since Kevin Garnetts first game in Boston in 2007. Garnett was dealt -- along with Paul Pierce -- to Brooklyn during the off-season. . Siddikur, whose previous win on the circuit came in Brunei three years ago, finished his bogey-free round with a birdie on the 18th for a total of 17-under 199. Indias Shiv Chowrasia, who has finished runner-up in this tournament twice, was in second place after a 66.With Wednesdays non-waiver trade deadline quickly approaching, Toronto Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos has remained silent, thus far. The Jays, last in the AL East, currently sit 14.5 games behind the first-place Tampa Bay Rays and are 9.5 games out of an AL Wild Card. Few expect the disappointing Jays to be among the clubs looking to load up today, but the team does possess some players of their own who could attract interest from around the league. Veteran reliever Darren Oliver, speedster Rajai Davis and utility man Emilio Bonifacio, all pending free agents, are the most likely Jays to see a change of scenery, though inquiries could be made on the availability of others. Right-handed starter Josh Johnson, acquired from the Marlins last winter, is also a pending free agent, but his struggles in his first AL campaign have devalued his stock and increased the chances of accepting arbitration in the off-season. While reports indicate that Melky Cabrera will not receive further suspension for his involvement in the Biogenesis scandal, the market remains tepid for the outfielder who has one year remaining on a two-year deal worth $16 mill. Though the Texas Rangers have reportedly expressed interest, the cchances of Anthopoulos moving either one of superstar sluggers Jose Bautista or Edwin Encarnacion are extremely low. Nike Blazer Burgundy Mens. Tuesday nights three-way trade in the American League got the ball rolling on what could be a busy day. The Red Sox acquired the biggest name in starter Jake Peavy from the White Sox, but the key component of the trade could be Jose Iglesias, who was sent to the Tigers. Reports indicate Detroits starting shortstop Jhonny Peralta could be one of the players suspended by the league office in the Biogenesis investigation, so Iglesias may supply badly needed cover for the AL Central leaders for the rest of this season and potentially beyond. In the American League,  the Orioles, Athletics and Yankees could be active, while the Pirates, Diamondbacks and Phillies may be working the phones in the Senior Circuit. Names to watch out for include Astros starter Bud Norris, Giants outfelder Hunter Pence, Rangers closer Joe Nathan and outfielder Alex Rios of the White Sox. Theo Epstein and the Cubs appear open for business with the likes of outfielders Nate Schierholtz and David DeJesus and starter Jeff Samardzija potentially on the block. The non-waiver deadline is at 4pm et. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '