MLB Rumors : Red Sox Linked To Two More Pitchers

The Boston Red Sox are in need of pitching help. Both in the rotation and in the bullpen. Which explains why they're being linked to a couple of more free agent pitchers. 

According to Chris Cotillo of, the Sox have been "digging around in the pitching market" and have already been linked to Andrew Heaney, whom the Los Angeles Dodgers did not give a qualifying offer to, and reliever Seth Lugo of the New York Mets. 

Heaney had a breakout year in 2022, posting an ERA a full run-and-a-half better than he ever had before in his nine-year career. He finished the year at 3.10 with a 1.09 WHIP (also a career-best by far). In his 14 starts with the Dodgers, the hard-thrower struck out a remarkable 13.6 K/9, also a career-high. However, shoulder problems kept him out for a couple of months on two different occasions.

Lugo has been a mostly-reliable reliever for the Mets over his 7 years there, with a 3.48 ERA and 1.16 WHIP. He strikes out a batter per inning. 

Earlier, we reported that the Red Sox also have interest in another Dodgers' starter

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