Originally written on MLB Injury News  |  Last updated 10/21/14
The Boston Red Sox, Toronto Blue Jays and Washington Nationals have been among the teams that have scouted free agent right-hander Javier Vazquez, according to Alex Speier of WEEI.com. Also, Cora said Blue Jays, Nationals and Red Sox had all been among teams that have scouted Vazquez. — Alex Speier (@alexspeier) January 4, 2013 It’s been reported that Vazquez may be interested in returning to Major League Baseball after taking the 2012 season off. The right-hander never formally announced his retirement from the game, as he was apparently keeping the door open. Now, Vazquez is coming off a strong campaign in the winter league and is set to pitch in the World Baseball Classic. He will reportedly make a decision on whether or not he’ll pursue a comeback after the WBC. If Vazquez does decide to return to MLB, he will want to join a contender. The Nationals have interest in signing Vazquez to a minor league contract. His potential deal would likely include an option that would allow him to void the contract if he’s not on the team’s major league roster by a certain date. It’s not clear if the Blue Jays and Red Sox would be willing to hand the veteran a major league deal, but it does seem like the interest in Vazquez is growing. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.mlbinjurynews.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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