The Red Sox parted ways with pitcher Justin Masterson on Wednesday, reports The Boston Globe. Masterson was designated for assignment earlier this month after posting 5.61 ERA over 59 1/3 innings.
Veteran right-hander Justin Masterson has been designated for assignment by the Red Sox, the Boston Globe has reported. The sidearming right-hander has been a bust in his return to Boston and has struggled since 2013. He spent six weeks on the disabled list, lost his spot in the rotation in early July, and has compiled a 4-2 record and 5.55 ERA on the year. The 30-year-old Masterson has been particularly bad lately. He has allowed six runs on 13 hits and five walks in his last 10 1/3 innings.
Red Sox starting pitcher Justin Masterson is not a candidate to rejoin the rotation after the All-Star break, according to the Boston Herald. Masterson (3-2) has been unimpressive this season. He has a 6.14 ERA with 32 strikeouts and 21 walks in 45 innings of work.
Red Sox pitcher Justin Masterson will be used out of the bullpen through the All-Star break, reports WEEI.com. Masterson is 3-2 with a 6.14 ERA on the season. He allowed five runs in 3 2/3 innings in his last start.
Red Sox starter Justin Masterson was knocked out of the box by Houston after 3 2/3 innings, but he escaped with a no-decision as Boston batters rallied later in the game. Masterson gave up five runs on eight hits, his second early knockout in three starts. He gave up six runs in 2 1/3 on May 12 and has a 9.00 ERA in his last three starts.