The Boston Red Sox acquired first baseman-outfielder Mike Carp from the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday for a player to be named or cash considerations.
The Red Sox placed outfielder Ryan Kalish (right shoulder surgery) on the 60-day disabled list to clear space in the 40-man roster for Carp.
Carp, 26, batted .213 with five home runs and 20 RBI in 59 games for the Mariners during an injury-pleagued 2012 season that included three stints on the disabled list because of a shoulder problem.
As a rookie in 2011, Carp was one of the American League's top newcomers with a .276 batting average, 12 homers and 46 RBI in 79 games for Seattle.
The Mariners had designated Carp for assignment on Feb. 12.