After pitching a scoreless inning in his one and only rehab appearance for the Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox earlier this week, you could say Nathan Eovaldi left with a good taste in his mouth as he resumes his major league career with Boston, beginning tonight in Baltimore.
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He made sure his minor league teammates had one, too.
Eovaldi, in the first year of a four-year, $68 million contract he signed in the offseason, treated the PawSox to a dinner of steak and lobster tail after the game, Brendan McGair of the Pawtucket Times reported:
Nathan Eovaldi pitched at McCoy yesterday. Tonight, he treated the @PawSox players & coaches to a big-time spread from Fleming's Steakhouse:
Lobster mac & cheese
cheesecake #RedSox pic.twitter.com/GFYwm8NeQ4 — Brendan McGair (@BWMcGair03) July 20, 2019
With outfielder Rusney Castillo at Pawtucket since 2016 and still a year to go on his seven-year, $72 million deal he signed as a free agent when he left Cuba in 2014, you'd think most of the PawSox, where the minimum Triple-A salary is about $11,000, would be eating pretty good almost every game night.
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