Report: Red Sox Scouting Japanese Pitcher Kenta Maeda

September 15, 2014 8:17 PM
Report: Red Sox Scouting Japanese Pitcher Kenta Maeda
" Just 12 games remain in what has been a disappointing season for the Red Sox, but team brass has had their eye on 2015 since the firesale trade deadline day, and likely well before that.

The Red Sox lack true front-end starting pitchers, an area they will need to address this offseason whether through free agency or trade.

Jon Lester, Max Scherzer and James Shields are considered the top of the class, but according to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, another free agent could be emerging in the team’s plans.

“Multiple scouts and executives” have been watching Hiroshima Carp righty Kenta Maeda, including his most recent start "

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