Originally posted on PRO Rumors  |  Last updated 3/17/12
The Boston Red Sox announced that they have released Carlos Silva. The Red Sox had signed Silva to a minor league deal with a base salary of $1mm with tons of incentives. But Silva developed shoulder inflammation early in Spring Training and was never able to make it into a game before he was released. Silva last pitched in the Majors in 2010 for the Cubs when the Venezuela native began the season going 8-0 in his first 11 starts. But after the All-Star break he went 1-3 with a 11.12 ERA. He finished the 2010 season with a 11-6 record and a 4.22 ERA in 113 innings throughout 21 starts. In his career, Silva owns a 70-70 record and a 4.68 ERA. Image taken by Peterrike and used under the Creative Common License Agreement.
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