Monday, February 25, 2013

Sox Sign Left-Handed Reliever Rowland-Smith

New Red Sox Lefty
In a curious move that may lead to the team dealing Franklin Morales or Andrew Miller, the Red Sox signed left-handed reliever Ryan Rowland-Smith to a contract. The 30-year old Aussie has not pitched in the majors since 2010 for Seattle, when he split starting and relieving duties. He posted a career-worst ERA of 6.75 that year, but has done significantly better in more recent minor league stints. Boston may be gearing up for a major deal involving one of the aforementioned bullpen lefties, along with Andrew Bailey and a catcher (Jarrod Saltalamacchia?) Stay tuned.