- Joe McDonald, Reporter, ESPNBoston.com
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Gregg posted 37 saves for the Blue Jays in 2010.
Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein has said the club's bullpen remains a priority, and while he would be willing to spend for the right reliever, it hasn't been his philosophy in the past.
If the Red Sox, whose talks with Gregg have been characterized as being in the initial stages, were able to land the right-hander, he would be used as a late-inning set-up guy, along with Daniel Bard.
Joe McDonald is a reporter and columnist for ESPNBoston.com.
Reliever Kevin Gregg is close to a deal with the Orioles, but the Red Sox and Nats are still talking, a league source said.