Report: Red Sox, veteran Timlin agree on 1 year, $3 million

BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox and reliever Mike Timlin
reached a preliminary agreement on a one-year contract worth $3

The deal, which is pending the results of a physical, was
confirmed Monday by a person with knowledge of the negotiations who
spoke on condition of anonymity because the agreement had not yet
been announced.

The 41-year-old Timlin went 2-1 with a 3.42 ERA in 50 games for
Boston this year. He also made six appearances in the postseason,
including five scoreless outings.