sources: Free-agent pitcher Joe Kelly leaving Boston to join Los Angeles Dodgers

BOSTON (WHDH) - The Dodgers are giving free-agent Joe Kelly 25 million reasons to leave the Boston Red Sox and join them in Los Angeles, sources told

The pitcher famous for a stellar World Series where he pitched in all five games for the Red Sox and struck out 10 Dodgers appears to be leaving Boston.

The right-handed reliever agreed to a three-year contract with the Dodgers worth $25 million pending a physical, according to The club has not confirmed the deal.

MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal was first to report the Dodgers were closing in on an agreement with Kelly, who went 4-2 with a 4.39 ERA in 73 games this past season for the World Series Champion Red Sox.

Boston traded for Kelly in 2014; however, his time with the Red Sox was a roller coaster ride of starting, the bullpen and injuries.

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