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Red Sox cut ties with failed experiment Carlos Silva

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Boston Red Sox has released pitcher Carlos Silva. He was released on Saturday.

Silva had not pitched at the Major League level since the 2010 season. As we previously reported, he had signed a minor league deal with the Red Sox in December.

Former Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Silva delivers a pitch in the first inning against the New York Mets
Carlos Silva delivers a pitch in the first inning against the New York Mets (Getty Images)

He was given a non-roster invite to spring training. With this release, he will now try to sign with another team.

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That’s if he’ll get the call from another MLB team that’s interested in him. If a Major League team does not make the call, he could pursue a career elsewhere.

When Silva last pitched at the Major League level, he pitched for the Chicago Cubs. He went 10-6 in his last MLB season. He made 21 starts.

He had a 4.22 ERA in 113 innings and allowed 120 hits on 55 runs.

As an MLB player, he is 70-70 as a starter in nine seasons. He appeared in 316 games, including 180 starts.

He finished 39 games. He also had six complete games and two shutouts. He also had two saves in his career.

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Silva allowed 1,496 hits in 1,241 2/3 innings with a 4.68 ERA with four MLB teams. Besides playing for the Cubs, he also played for the Minnesota Twins, Philadelphia Phillies, and the Seattle Mariners.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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