Red Sox release Smoltz

Updated: August 18, 2009, 1:47 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

BOSTON -- John Smoltz has been released by the Boston Red Sox. Now the question remains: Will he pitch again?

The move allows Smoltz to sign with any other team. And according to ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney and ESPN.com's Jayson Stark, there appear to be several suitors in the Los Angeles Dodgers, Florida Marlins, St. Louis Cardinals and Texas Rangers.

Whatever team decides to acquire Smoltz would be on the hook for the pro-rated amount of the major league minimum. ...

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