Alfredo Aceves SP BAL 5 Months

ESPN's Buster Olney says there's a "good possibility" free agent Alfredo Aceves signs with the Mets.

Aceves posted an ugly 4.86 ERA in 11 appearances (six starts) this past year for the Red Sox and was at times a headache for manager John Farrell. But he shouldn't cost much for a Mets team that is open to taking chances.

Alfredo Aceves SP BAL 5 Months

The Mets are one of the teams interested in free agent right-hander Alfredo Aceves, reports Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe.

Aceves, who turns 31 in December, posted a 4.86 ERA in 11 appearances (six starts) with the Red Sox this season. His antics figure to limit the number of suitors, but he has enjoyed some success in the past.

Alfredo Aceves SP BAL 7 Months

Alfredo Aceves has elected free agency.

Aceves posted a 4.86 ERA across 37 innings for the Red Sox this season. He's often a headache but has shown enough ability in the past to get another shot somewhere.

Alfredo Aceves SP BAL 8 Months

Alfredo Aceves (oblique) made an appearance in a Gulf Coast League game on Monday afternoon.

It was his first live action since July 9. Aceves was outrighted off Boston's 40-man roster earlier this summer and is now trying to make his way back from an oblique strain. He'll report to Triple-A Pawtucket when healthy.

Alfredo Aceves SP BAL 9 Months

Alfredo Aceves (oblique) hopes to pitch again during the 2013 season.

Aceves was placed on the disabled list at Triple-A Pawtucket on Tuesday with a strained oblique. He'll get checked out again by team doctors on Sunday before determining a course of action. He's expected to work out of the bullpen if he does make it back.

Alfredo Aceves SP BAL 9 Months

Alfredo Aceves has been placed on the disabled list with Triple-A Pawtucket due to an oblique strain.

Aceves has been on the inactive list since he was outrighted to Triple-A last week. There's no timetable for his return, but he's expected to pitch out of the bullpen once he's back to full health.

Alfredo Aceves SP BAL 9 Months

Red Sox manager John Farrell said Thursday that Alfredo Aceves will pitch out of the bullpen with Triple-A Pawtucket moving forward.

Aceves, who has a 4.86 ERA over 11 appearances (six starts) with the Red Sox this season, was outrighted to Triple-A over the weekend. He'll need to be added back to the 40-man roster in order to get another call-up.

Alfredo Aceves SP BAL 9 Months

Red Sox sent RHP Alfredo Aceves outright to Triple-A Pawtucket.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster. Aceves has a 4.86 ERA in 11 appearances (six starts) with the Red Sox this season.

Alfredo Aceves SP BAL 9 Months

Red Sox optioned RHP Alfredo Aceves to Triple-A Pawtucket.

Aceves was unscored upon in both of his appearance in his latest stint with the big club. He'll rejoin Pawtucket's rotation.

Alfredo Aceves SP BAL 10 Months

Red Sox recalled RHP Alfredo Aceves from Triple-A Pawtucket.

Aceves will replace Andrew Miller on the active roster. He has a 5.05 ERA over nine appearances (six starts) with the Red Sox this season.