Red Sox sign LHP Joely Rodriguez to one-year contract

The Boston Red Sox signed reliever Joely Rodriguez to a one-year deal Wednesday with a club option for 2024.

MLB Network reported the contract will pay him a guaranteed $2 million plus incentives in 2023.

The 31-year-old left-hander was 2-4 with a 4.47 ERA in 55 relief appearances for the New York Mets in 2022.

Rodriguez is 5-9 with a 4.56 ERA and one save in 157 relief appearances with the Philadelphia Phillies (2016-17), Texas Rangers (2020-21), New York Yankees (2021) and Mets.

The Dominican Republic native has struck out 146 batters, walked 68 and surrendered 11 homers in 146 innings.

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