By Staff

BOSTON (CBS) — The Red Sox have added some pitching depth for the stretch run.

Right-hander Geoff Hartlieb, who last pitched for the Mets this season, was claimed by Boston off waivers from New York. Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the announcement on Saturday.

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Hartlieb is being optioned to Triple-A Worcester.

The 27-year-old has made 57 appearances during his three years in the Majors. During his time with the Mets and the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2021, he has posted a combined 11.00 ERA in nine innings pitched.

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In 66.1 career innings, he has registered 66 strikeouts and logged an ERA of 7.46.

He was originally drafted by the Pirates in the 29th round in 2016.

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Boston still holds the second wild card spot in the American League, leading the Oakland Athletics by three games. Staff