Rumor on the street is that the Boston Red Sox are in the market for adding Miami Marlins Martin Prado and David Phelps. For quite some time now the Martin Prado’s name has been brought up in trade talks with the Red Sox and the Red Sox’s rival the Yankees but no team has been at the forefront.
David Phelps was the latest name to emerge as the latest Marlins player to get David Phelps is the latest name to emerge as the latest Marlins player to get interest from other teams. Since joining the Miami Marlins during the 2014 season, David Phelps role has improved from an early inning relief pitcher to now working was the primary setup man for the Marlins today. This season, David Phelps has been up and down, he holds a 2-4 record with an 3.56 ERA in 40 games this season. The Red Sox are in dire need of bullpen depth as a handful of their relief pitchers find themselves on the disabled list. David Phelps could maintain the role setup man role if he lands with Boston.