ST. PETERSBURG, FL - SEPTEMBER 09: Pitcher Franklin Morales #46 of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the game at Tropicana Field on September 9, 2011 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)
Morales, a 25 year old Venezuelan reliever, has a career ERA of 4.61 but was able to post a 3.69 ERA throughout 2011, part of which was spent with the Colorado Rockies. He spent four seasons with the Rockies but was traded to the Red Sox in May of 2011.
- Twitter / @PeteAbe - "RedSox signed LHP Franklin Morales for $850,000. He avoids arbitration."