Red Sox sign Cuban pitcher

The Red Sox signed 27-year-old Cuban righthander Dalier Hinojosa to a minor league contract according to Baseball America.

Hinojosa pitched for Guantanamo in the Cuban League from 2005-12 and in a series of international tournaments. He struck out 115 over 121.2 innings during the 2011-12 season. Hinojosa projects as a relief pitcher and could start next season with Triple A Pawtucket.

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