Originally posted on RedSoxLife  |  Last updated 3/22/12
Via MLB Trade Rumors By Ben Nicholson-Smith [March 22, 2012 at 8:55am CST]The Red Sox are monitoring the market for left-handed reliever Mike Gonzalez, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe tweets. The Scott Boras client remains a free agent and intends to play in 2012.The Indians and White Sox have been linked to Gonzalez this month, but the Athletics no longer seem interested and the 33-year-old turned down a minor league offer from theRangers. “In these markets, sometimes late doesn't mean demand, it just means choice,"Boras told Tim Dierkes three weeks ago.Gonzalez posted a 4.39 ERA with 8.6 K/9 and 3.5 BB/9 in 53 1/3 innings for the Orioles and Rangers in 2011. It's always nice to have bullpen depth, especially from the right side, and it appears that Sox are looking at adding some here with Mike Gonzalez. His stats show that he's been a reliever his whole career with some varying results but last year seems to be slightly on the high side of his barometer. 
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