Red Sox Officially Release Smoltz

David O'Brien@DavidObrien19xCorrespondent IAugust 18, 2009

NEW YORK - AUGUST 06: John Smotlz #29 of the Boston Red Sox throws a pitch in the first inning of the AL baseball game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on August 6, 2009 in New York, New York.  (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

The Boston Red Sox have released John Smoltz from their roster.

   Smoltz went  2-5 with an 8.33 ERA. John Smoltz signed a one year deal with the Sox in January, he was still recovering from Shoulder surgery, He had not pitched in about a year. 

He was designated for assignment on Aug. 7. Smoltz will be able to sign with a team Wednesday.

The 42-Year-Old, Future Hall of Famer will NOT sign with his former team; the Atlanta Braves.

 

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