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Red Sox Rumors: Market for free agent outfielder Kevin Pillar heating up

The outfield is suddenly an area of need for the Boston Red Sox in the wake of the blockbuster deal that shipped their superstar right fielder out of town, which may have them turning to the scraps remaining on the free agent market.

MLB Network’s Jon Heyman reports that the Red Sox are among the teams interested in free agent outfielder Kevin Pillar.

Kevin Pillar narket heating up. Red Sox, Pirates are among teams. Red Sox make great sense with all lefty hitting OF and Verdugo injuries in 2019.

— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) February 11, 2020

Boston is expected to roll out an outfield consisting of Andrew Benintendi, Jackie Bradley Jr.