Heyman: Red Sox Showing Interest In Kevin Millwood
BOSTON (CBS) – With 40-percent of their starting rotation on the disabled list, the Red Sox are likely to be in the market for another starting pitcher.
98.5 The Sports Hub’s baseball insider Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated tweeted the Red Sox are among the teams interested in 14-year veteran Kevin Millwood.
Millwood pitched for the Orioles last season, posting a 4-16 record with a 5.10 ERA. The 37-year-old is 159-137 for his career, with a 4.11 ERA. He had his best season in 1999, going 18-7 for the Atlanta Braves. Millwood struck out 205 batters that season while posting a career low 2.68 ERA.
Other teams interested in Millwood’s services include the Cubs and Angels.
Photo Gallery: Red Sox On The DL
The Red Sox are in the market for another starting pitcher after John Lackey and Daisuke Matsuzaka were both placed on the disabled list this past week.
Matsuzaka is expected to miss at least a month with a strained elbow.