According to a report by ESPNBoston’s Joe McDonald, the Red Sox have expressed interest in Miami Marlins pitchers Josh Johnson and Anibal Sanchez.
Johnson is 5-7 this season with a 4.35 ERA. The right-hander has spent all seven of his MLB seasons with the Marlins, sporting a 53-30 record and a very respectable 3.16 ERA.
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The 28-year-old Johnson, a two-time All-Star, is under contract through the 2013 season, and will make $13.75 million next season "
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