July 30, 2014

Dempster signs with Red Sox

It looks like the Milwaukee Brewers will be going with youth when putting

GM Doug Melvin

their 2013 starting pitching staff together.

The Brewers had hoped to be able to sign free agent Ryan Dempster, but Dempster instead signed a 2-year, $26.5 million deal with the Boston Red Sox.

Brewers general manager Doug Melvin told the Journal Sentinel’s Tom Haudricourt that they had no plans to target another starting pitcher on the free-agent market.

The Brewers used Mike Fiers, Mark Rogers and Wily Peralta in their rotation during the second half of last season.  There’s a good chance that all three will have a shot at landing a spot in the teams rotation this coming season.