Boston Red Sox "Still In Talks" With Notable Free Agent

The Boston Red Sox remain active in the free agent market, with a keen interest in left-handed pitcher Jordan Montgomery.

Montgomery, who recently became a free agent, is known for his effective performances, particularly highlighted by his critical role in the Texas Rangers' World Series championship run after being acquired from the St. Louis Cardinals.

Reports indicate that the Red Sox, along with several other teams, have been vying for Montgomery's services.

Teams like the San Francisco Giants, Philadelphia Phillies, Los Angeles Angels, and New York Yankees have also shown interest.

However, the level of the Red Sox's engagement has been particularly noteworthy, with reports confirming that team officials have already initiated conversations with Montgomery's agent.

This move underscores the Red Sox's intent to bolster their pitching roster for the upcoming season.

Montgomery's recent performance and championship experience have significantly boosted his market value.

As a point of reference for his contractual expectations, his camp is reportedly using Carlos Rodón's six-year, $162 million contract with the Yankees as a baseline.

Last season, split between the St. Louis Cardinals and Texas Rangers, he posted a 3.20 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, with 166 strikeouts across 32 starts and 188.2 innings. Photo Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports