The Red Sox have shown interest in Casey Kotchman and Lyle Overbay, according to Rob Bradford of WEEI.com. Both players are currently free agents. Kotchman was a member of the Indians last season, while Overbay split time between the Diamondbacks and Braves.
Kotchman was a member of the Red Sox in 2009. The 29-year-old first baseman hit .229 with a .612 OPS in 142 games with Cleveland in 2012. In 2011, he hit .306 with a .800 OPS.
The 35-year-old Overbay hit .259 with a .727 OPS in 2012 with Arizona and Atlanta in just 116 at-bats. He’s a career .270 hitter with a .791 career OPS.