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SportsReport: Red Sox, Eovaldi agree to 4-year, $67.5M deal

18:55  06 december  2018
18:55  06 december  2018 Source:   thescore.com

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The Boston Red Sox countered the rival Yankees' addition of Zach Britton by bolstering their starting rotation for the stretch run. Eovaldi made his season debut in May, following almost two years of rehab from elbow surgery. The 28- year -old has put together a solid comeback season with the Rays

In landing Eovaldi , however, the Red Sox were able to get the Rays interested in Beeks, 25, who has had a good run in Triple A He had a real stinker of an outing two starts ago against the Twins when he allowed eight earned runs on nine hits in 2 ⅔ innings, causing his ERA to inflate from 3.35 to 4 .59.

Report: Red Sox, Eovaldi agree to 4-year, $67.5M deal© Maddie Meyer / Getty Images Sport / Getty

The Boston Red Sox and free-agent pitcher Nathan Eovaldi agreed to a new deal pending a physical, sources told Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic.

The deal is reportedly worth $67.5 million over four years, according to Mark Feinsand of MLB.com.

The Red Sox acquired Eovaldi from the Tampa Bay Rays during the 2018 season in exchange for left-handed pitching prospect Jalen Beeks.

Eovaldi, 28, posted a 3.33 ERA and 2.88 FIP over 54 innings for Boston down the stretch before playing an integral role in the team's championship victory. Over 22 1/3 postseason innings, he allowed four earned runs on 15 hits and three walks. His playoff performance included a six-inning relief outing during the 18-inning marathon in Game 3 of the World Series.

Report: Phillies agree to 3-year deal with McCutchen

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Get the latest updated stats for Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi on ESPN.com. Nathan Eovaldi . #17 SP. Throws: R, Bats: R. Boston Red Sox . Experience 7 years . College None.

The Red Sox are going to have to deal out hundreds of millions of dollars to keep the ’18 core relatively intact The memory of Eovaldi ’s postseason leaves me hoping that the Red Sox win it — even if I’ m not sure Dodgers agree on 4 - year deal with manager Dave Roberts December 3, 2018 | 1:38 PM.

Over seven seasons in the majors with five different teams, Eovaldi's thrown more than 160 innings just once. He missed all of 2017 after undergoing the second Tommy John surgery of his career.

Eovaldi rejoins a rotation that features Chris Sale - who will become a free agent following the 2019 season - David Price, Rick Porcello, and Eduardo Rodriguez. The Red Sox were one of two teams to exceed the luxury-tax threshold in 2018 and are set to blow past it once again after re-signing Eovaldi as well as World Series MVP Steve Pearce.

After the New York Yankees missed out on Patrick Corbin - who signed a six-year, $140-million deal with the Washington Nationals - Eovaldi was believed to be a contingency plan.

The Houston Astros were also reportedly interested in luring Eovaldi, who grew up in the same hometown as Nolan Ryan of Alvin, Texas.

Report: Mets agree to 3-year, $30M deal with Familia

Report: Mets agree to 3-year, $30M deal with Familia The New York Mets have reunited with a familiar face, reportedly agreeing to a three-year, $30-million deal with right-handed reliever Jeurys Familia, sources told Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Familia, 29, served as the Mets closer for parts of four seasons before being traded to the Oakland Athletics last July. He posted a 3.13 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, and 83 strikeouts in 72 innings split between the two clubs last year. While Familia owns the Mets' single-season franchise saves record (51), he's not expected to close for New York this time around.

11/26 BoSox Injection: Red Sox Rumors: Phillies showing interest in Craig Kimbrel, Nathan Eovaldi : The Philadelphia Phillies are reportedly interested in signing Yankees Magazine, the official game-day program of the 27-time world champion New York Yankees, is proud to support Nathan Eovaldi .

The Boston Red Sox agreed Tuesday to a seven- year , 7-million deal with All-Star left-hander David Price, according to The Boston Globe's Price - the runner-up in this year 's American League Cy Young voting - was arguably the top pitcher available in free agency along with Zack Greinke and

At different times, the San Diego Padres and Los Angeles Angels were also linked to Eovaldi.

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