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Ex-Yankees pitcher could re-sign with Crimson Sox, MLB insider says – NJ.com


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Free-agent right-hander Nathan Eovaldi could possibly be returning to the Boston Red Sox.

MLB Network’s Jon Morosi stories “There may be nonetheless some fairly good confidence on the a part of lots of people in baseball that Nate Eovaldi could nicely find yourself again with the Boston Crimson Sox.”

Final week, The New York Post’s Jon Heyman reported Eovaldi was a potential backup plan for the New York Yankees in the event that they missed on two-time All-Star Carlos Rodon. In fact, that grew to become a moot level when the Yankees handed the left-hander a six-year, $162 million contract.

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Eovaldi has spent the final 4 seasons with the Boston Red Sox. The 32-year-old right-hander was an All-Star in 2021 and completed fourth in voting that 12 months for the American League Cy Young Award.

However Eovaldi struggled with injuries in 2022, going 6-3 with a 3.87 ERA in 20 starts.

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Eovaldi made his MLB debut in 2011 with the Los Angeles Dodgers, who traded him the subsequent 12 months to the Marlins.

Following the 2014 season, Miami traded Eovaldi to the Yankees within the deal which additionally delivered right-hander Domingo Germán and utility man Garrett Jones to the Bronx in alternate for right-hander David Phelps, infielder Martín Prado and money.

Eovaldi spent two years with the Yankees, going 23-11 with a 4.45 ERA, however his time was lower quick by Tommy John surgical procedure and New York launched him after the 2016 season.

Eovaldi caught on with the Tampa Bay Rays in 2018, who despatched him to Boston forward of the commerce deadline that 12 months. Eovaldi helped the Crimson Sox win the 2018 World Series and is greatest remembered for his gutsy six innings of reduction work in Game 3, which the Crimson Sox misplaced in 18 innings.

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