RED SOX RELEASE JOHN SMOLTZ
For Immediate Release
August 17, 2009
RED SOX RELEASE RIGHT-HANDED PITCHER JOHN SMOLTZ
BOSTON, MA — The Boston Red Sox today released right-handed pitcher John Smoltz from the roster. The announcement was made by Executive Vice President/General Manager Theo Epstein.
Smoltz, 42, went 2-5 with an 8.33 ERA (37 ER/40.0 IP) in eight starts for the Red Sox this season. In 716 career Major League games (474 starts) with Atlanta (1988-2008) and Boston (2009), he is 212-152 with 154 saves and a 3.32 ERA (1,266 ER/3,435.0 IP).
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