Source: Boston eyed Chris Capuano

Updated: September 22, 2011, 9:03 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox made an unsuccessful attempt to acquire pitcher Chris Capuano from the New York Mets this week in the hopes of having the veteran left-hander start against the Yankees on Sunday in New York, a league source confirmed.

"It's dead," the source said.

A source told ESPNNewYork.com that the Mets did treat the inquiry from the Red Sox serious enough that they held back Miguel Batista the first day of the series in St. Louis and did not use him in ...

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