Boston Red Sox Rumors: 2 Pitchers Named as Trade Targets

The Boston Red Sox currently sport a 51-46 record and are aiming to move up in the AL East standings. Although they have exceeded initial expectations so far this season, they certainly should look to improve their pitching before the deadline passes. MassLive's Sean McAdam brought up Zack Greinke and Michael Lorenzen as two targets for Boston because of it. 

Greinke's days as an elite pitcher are long gone, but he would provide the Red Sox with a bit more pitching depth and plenty more experience if acquired. The former Cy Young Award winner and six-time All-Star has struggled this season, however, posting a 1-9 record and 5.44 ERA in 18 games with the Kansas City Royals. 

Lorenzen, on the other hand, is having a solid season and could be a notable addition to Boston's rotation. Appearing in 16 games this season, he has a 4-6 record to go along with a 3.75 ERA. He was also named to his first career All-Star Game.

It will be interesting to see if the Red Sox end up bringing in one of these two pitchers from here. 

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