Aceves has a 3.56 earned run average over five seasons, pitching in every role from starter to closer. He was outstanding for the Red Sox in 2011, going 10-2 with a 2.61 ERA in 55 appearances.
But Aceves had a rocky 2012. He hoped to earn a spot in the rotation and ended up as the closer to start the season when Andrew Bailey was injured. Aceves had 25 saves in 33 chances and finished the season with a 5.36 ERA.
Now it’s unclear what happens.
“We’re good,” Farrell said.