BOSTON (AP) — Two people familiar with the negotiations say the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a $26.5 million, two-year contract with right-hander Ryan Dempster.
The people spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the agreement is pending a physical.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Shower Chance By Daybreak
Dempster, 35, has a 124-124 record and a 4.33 ERA in a 15-year big league career, most of it with the Marlins and Cubs.READ MORE: Postal Worker Tells CBS 2 Staffing Issues Due To Federal Leave, Prioritization Of Package Delivery Are In Part To Blame For Persistent Mail Problems
Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington would not confirm the deal Thursday at a news conference to announce the signing of outfielder Shane Victorino.MORE NEWS: Shock And Outrage In Humboldt Park At Death Of Young Parents Yasmin Perez, Gyovanny Arzuaga In Shooting Called 'Execution-Style'
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