Red Sox

Red Sox claim RHP Chris Mazza on waivers from Mets

Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox added more pitching on Friday.

Right-handed reliever Chris Mazza was claimed on waivers from the New York Mets, the team announced.


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Mazza made nine appearances with the Mets in 2019. The 30-year-old bounced around the Minnesota Twins and Miami Marlins' farm systems before joining the Mets. He posted a 5.51 ERA with 11 strikeouts in 16 1/3 innings pitched during his lone MLB season.

This marks Boston's second pitcher signing in the last two days as the team officially announced the acquisition of left-hander Martin Perez on Thursday.