Originally written on NESN.com  |  Last updated 11/20/14
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Jose Contreras‘ first two outings in the Red Sox system could not have gone much better. The 41-year-old, who boasts a potentially devastating forkball, did not allow a hit or a run in either appearance for Triple-A Pawtucket, striking out seven and walking three over 3 2/3 innings. Minor league production by no means guarantees success in the majors — Contreras himself put up solid numbers for Pittsburgh’s Triple-A affiliate earlier this year but could not get it done for the Pirates — but the veteran right-hander could be an intriguing possibility for the Red Sox moving forward. Hear Nick Cafardo‘s take on Contreras’ Boston career thus far in the video above. Filed under: Boston Red Sox, Boston Red Sox Video, Headlines, NESN Video, Red Sox Gameday Live, Tom Caron, Video
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