What you need to know about Mondes is provided below. He was born to play baseball. Due to injuries, Adalberto Mondes only participated in 50 games during the previous two seasons.
On Tuesday, the Red Sox traded Josh Taylor, a left-handed pitcher, to the Royals in exchange for shortstop Adalberto Mondes. A player whose identity will be revealed later was also acquired by Boston in the deal.
After being signed out of the Dominican Republic in 2011, the 27-year-old with a famous father has spent his whole career in Kansas City.
When he was 19 years old, he made his big-league debut during the 2015 World Series.
With Xander Bogaerts now playing for the San Diego Padres and Trevor Story sidelined with an elbow ailment, Mondes may get the chance to start for the Red Sox.
Adalberto Mondes is the son of former All-Star outfielder Raul Mondes, so if the name Mondes seems familiar, that's because it does.
Raul Mondes played in the major leagues for 13 years, primarily with the Dodgers. He won two Gold Gloves and was named the National League Rookie of the Year in 1994.
Adalberto Mondes has only twice since becoming a major league player in 2018 played 100 games in a season.
He participated in 104 games in the major leagues and minor leagues in 2018 and 113 in 2019.
However, he only took part in 50 games in 2021 and 2022. Numerous severe muscle strains ruined his 2021 season.
Mondes seems to be on track to join the Red Sox for spring training despite having ACL surgery. When fit, Mondes is one of baseball's swiftest players.