Collin McHugh Inks One Year Contract With The Boston Red Sox
On Thursday the Boston Red Sox announced that they had signed former Houston Astros pitcher, Collin McHugh, to a contract for the 2020 season.
He made eight starts in 2019 in addition to 27 relief appearances, with a 4.70 ERA for the year. He was better as a reliever in 2019, as he went just 3-4 with an unsightly 6.37 ERA in eight starts.
With Chris Sale missing the start of the season due to and elbow injury the Red Sox are scrambling for options to help their pitching situation. If Collin McHugh can be a constant presence for the Red Sox this season, it could be a bright spot in an otherwise dark season for Boston.