Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 5/9/13
Joel Trunfio Contributing Writer After the disastrous start(s) by Allen Webster and Felix Doubront last night, something needed to be done to help this ailing pitching staff. Peter Gammons pondered on twitter this morning whether the solution to the problem was Pawtucket pitcher Jose De La Torre. Time for de la Torre in beleaguered Boston bullpen ? — Peter Gammons (@pgammo) May 9, 2013 Sure enough, someone was paying attention as Ben Cherington went on the Dennis and Callahan show and announced that De La Torre would take Allen Webster's place on the 25-man roster. De La Torre is not a young prospect, so don't get too excited. In fact, he's neither young (27) or a prospect Brent Lillibridge, De La Torre has a career 2.77 ERA in 357 minor league innings -- most as a reliever. According to Marc Normandin, De La Torre keeps the ball low in the zone, reducing home runs and inducing ground balls. He was a non-roster invitee in Spring Training, but you probably won't remember him pitching
PLAYERS: Peter Gammons
TEAMS: Boston Red Sox
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