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Over the Monster Dec 31, 2018
Red Sox bring back Carson Smith on minor-league deal

Red Sox bring back Carson Smith on minor-league deal

A bit surprising, but it is more depth to be hoarded The Red Sox did not spend the holidays bringing in the major-league reliever we all expect them to, whether it be Craig Kimbrel or Adam Ottavino or David Robertson or someone else entirely. It’s really the only thing definitively left on their offseason to-do list (unless you think they have to trade a catcher now rather than waiting until camp), and because we are humans we are growing impatient. Fans’ impatience doesn’t and shouldn’t affect Dave Dombrowski, but he is tiding us over with a familiar name coming back on a...
Call to the Pen Dec 31, 2018

Red Sox to sign Carson Smith to minor league deal

After removing him from the 40-man roster recently, the Boston Red Sox bring back a promising arm. The Boston Red Sox are signing Carson Smith to a minor league deal, per Brandon Warne of Zone Coverage. The Red Sox had outrighted Smith off of their 40-man roster, and the right-hander elected for free agency. Smith […] Red Sox to sign Carson Smith to minor league deal - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Over the Monster Dec 31, 2018
Daily Red Sox Links: Carson Smith, Adam Ottavino, Alex Cora

Daily Red Sox Links: Carson Smith, Adam Ottavino, Alex Cora

The Red Sox still haven’t made a major-league addition to their bullpen, but they made a surprising move in bringing back an old friend on a minor-league deal. (Chris Cotillo; Masslive) Adam Ottavino is one guy who could help as a late-inning arm on a major-league deal, and the Red Sox continue to show interest in the righty. (Nick Goss; NBC Sports Boston) The Red Sox have to sign someone for their bullpen. Going cheap here just doesn’t make sense. (Peter Abraham; Boston Globe) Rob Bradford has the story on the latest influence Alex Cora has made among Boston sports fans. (Rob Bradford;...
NESN.com Dec 30, 2018

MLB Rumors: Carson Smith, Red Sox Agree To Minor League Deal

Carson Smith reportedly will be back with the Red Sox after briefly testing the free-agent market. The Boston relief pitcher,... Read More »

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