Report: Red Sox Interested in Anibal Sanchez, Kyle Lohse to Shore Up Starting Rotation


The Red Sox have already helped out their lineup by reportedly signing Mike Napoli to a three-year deal. Now, it appears that Ben Cherington is setting his sights on shoring up the starting rotation.

The Sox are interested in Kyle Lohse and, to a lesser extent, Anibal Sanchez, according to multiple reports from Tuesday’s winter meetings. However, Sanchez’s asking price might be a little too high, since the former Tigers starter is reportedly seeking something in the area of six years and $90 million.

Lohse, who will be 34 next season, went 16-3 last season for the Cardinals with a 2.86 ERA. Sanchez, on the other hand, is only 28. He finished last season with a 3.74 ERA after coming to the American League in a midseason trade.

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