Derek Lowe is talking to the Red Sox about a coaching job


Derek Lowe, who announced his retirement in mid-2013, is looking to get back into the game as a coach and Sean McAdam of reports that the Red Sox are talking to him about a part-time gig as a minor-league instructor.

Lowe pitched for the Red Sox from 1997-2004 and lives near their spring training complex in Florida.

He pitched a total of 17 seasons in the majors for seven different teams, throwing 2,671 innings with a 4.03 ERA as a sinker-balling starter and reliever.