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Transactions: Traded from the Red Sox to the Padres in exchange for righthander Blaine Neal on March 22...began the year in San Diego and went 3-20 (.150) with 4 RBI in 17 games/2 starts before being outrighted to Portland (AAA)...batted .275 with 11 homers and 32 RBI in 62 games with the Beavers before being traded back to Boston for righthander Scott Cassidy on July 19...went 0-6 in 5 games/one start for the Red Sox before being designated for assignment on July 30...outrighted to Pawtucket (AAA) on August 4...returned home to Arizona upon the September 5 conclusion of the International League season before having his contract purchased by the Red Sox September 15, following Gabe Kapler's season-ending injury.
San Diego/Portland: Made the Opening Day roster...appeared in 17 of San Diego's first 26 games, starting once in left field (April 9 vs. Pittsburgh) and once in center field (May 2 vs. Colorado)...also entered 7 games as a pinch hitter and 8 others as a defensive replacement...started the year hitless in 13 at-bats before singling off Armando Benitez and stealing a base in his lone trip to the plate April 26 at San Francisco...his only other hit for San Diego was a 3-run double off Jeff Francis, on May 2 at Colorado...designated for assignment the following day and outrighted to Portland on May 5...batted .183 (13-71) with 2 homers and 10 RBI in 23 games with Portland through June 1 before batting .324 (44-136) with 9 homers and 22 RBI in his final 39 games...went 4-4 with 2 homers and 4 RBI June 20 at Tucson.
Boston/Pawtucket: Went 4-16 (.250) with a double in 12 games with Boston...was 4-10 (.400) during his 7-game September stint...went 2-3 on September 19 at Tampa Bay...doubled in his only at-bat on the season's final day October 2 vs. New York (AL)...hit .254 with 4 HR and 25 RBI in 31 games with Pawtucket...went 0-4 in his 2005 Pawtucket debut on August 5 at Syracuse, before going 4-for-9 with 2 homers, 8 RBI and 3 runs scored over his next 2 games on August 6-7 vs. Buffalo...went 2-5 with a grand slam and 5 RBI on August 6...was 3-6 with a double and 3 RBI on August 27 at Rochester...went 3-4 with a homer, 2 RBI and 2 runs scored on September 4 vs. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.2004 SUMMARY: Had his contract purchased from Triple-A Pawtucket September 3 and appeared in 17 games for Boston after a spectacular season for the PawSox...was named an International League All-Star and PawSox Player of the Year after batting .301 with 29 home runs and 79 RBI in 129 Triple-A games...led the IL with a .413 on-base percentage, ranked 2nd in homers, 3rd with 92 runs scored and 4th with a .568 slugging percentage...was not on Boston's post-season roster.
THIRD TIME'S THE CHARM: 2004 marked Hyzdu's 3rd career stint in the Red Sox organization...played at Double-A Trenton in 1996 and Triple-A Pawtucket in 1997, and returned to the organization for 12 games with the PawSox in 1999...played in 173 major league games for the Pirates over 4 seasons (2000-03) between stints in the Red Sox chain.
WITH THE RED SOX: Went 3-for-10 with 2 doubles, a home run and 2 RBI in 17 games, all off the bench...in his first plate appearance for the Red Sox, delivered an RBI double off Randy Williams in a 9-0 win September 11 at Seattle...connected for his first Red Sox homer September 29 at Tampa Bay, an 8th-inning solo shot off Lance Carter.
WITH PAWTUCKET: Had a stellar season with the PawSox, batting .301 with 29 homers, 79 RBI and 92 runs scored in 129 games...led the team with 84 walks, while his 92 runs scored fell just 5 shy of matching Trot Nixon's 1998 club record...batted .308 with 8 homers, 19 RBI and 28 runs scored in 29 games during the month of May...ripped 5 singles in 6 at-bats, including a walk-off 2-run single in the bottom of the 11th to give Pawtucket a 5-4 win July 25 vs. Ottawa, capping an 11-game hitting streak July 11-25 during which he batted .489 (23-for-47)...also delivered walk-off hits June 27 vs. Richmond and August 14 vs. Syracuse...hit in a season-best 12 straight August 1-14, going 22-for-44 (.500)...was named IL Player of the Week for the week of August 2-8 after going 12-for-22 (.545) with 2 homers and 7 RBI in 6 games...finished August with a .345 average, 9 homers and 28 RBI in 31 games...batted .323 with 15 homers and 45 RBI in 67 road games as opposed to a .276 average with 14 long balls and 34 runs driven in 62 games at McCoy Stadium.