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Jul 20, 2014
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Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that Koji Uehara is in great demand, but the Red Sox would like to hold on to him.
Rotoworld Jul 20, 2014

Red Sox would like to keep Koji Uehara - Koji Uehara (R) Boston Red Sox

Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that Koji Uehara is in great demand, but the Red Sox would like to hold on to him.
KFFL Jul 20, 2014

Red Sox | Unlikely to deal Koji Uehara

The Boston Red Sox are expected to keep CL Koji Uehara even though several teams ...
Full Count | WEEI Jul 20, 2014

What the Huston Street trade says about Koji Uehara and the Red Sox’ approach to the trade market

July has already seen a number of key trades take place, most recently on Friday, when the Angels acquired closer Huston Street (and a prospect) from the Padres for four prospects. The trade of Street represented the move of one area where the Red Sox potentially could have made some intriguing noise as sellers: Closer. [...]
Over the Monster Jul 17, 2014
Daily Red Sox Links: Henry Owens, Koji Uehara, Xander Bogaerts

Daily Red Sox Links: Henry Owens, Koji Uehara, Xander Bogaerts

Today's links look at how the Red Sox should approach the trade deadline, stars with similar beginnings to Xander Bogaerts, and a possible Red Sox-Dodgers trade match. After dominating AA, expect Henry Owens to provide some star power to Pawtucket's roster. (Brian MacPherson; Providence Journal) Who should the Red Sox trade, and who should they hold onto at the trade deadline. (Gordon Edes; ESPN Boston) What storylines should we be looking for in the second half? (Alex Skillin; Fire Brand of the AL) Koji Uehara didn't get much time in Tuesday's All Star Game, but he's fine with that....
Boston Herald Jul 16, 2014
One’s plenty of fun for Koji Uehara

One’s plenty of fun for Koji Uehara

MINNEAPOLIS — Koji Uehara wanted no part of being the closer to last night’s All-Star Game, saying “I asked the manager — I didn’t want to be in that situation.”But when he did show up — with a runner on third and two outs in the sixth inning — he showed up big, striking out Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco on four pitches: one fastball followed by three split-fingered fastballs in the American League’s 5-3 victory.

Uehara, family soak in All-Star experience

MINNEAPOLIS -- Koji Uehara’s son, Kazuma, toyed with his father’s cell phone, tugged at his shirt and continued to distract him as Uehara answered questions about his future. But not even Kaz, who became well known for shadowing his father during Boston’s World Series run last season, would pull Uehara away from this moment. “In Japan, this would not be possible,” Uehara said. “Bringing your family, kids to the All-Star Game, it’s certainly been fun.
The Difference With Koji Uehara Is Like Night and Day

The Difference With Koji Uehara Is Like Night and Day

Uehara blew his second save of the season when he gave up a two-run homer into the right field stands to Conor Gillaspie in the ninth inning.
Chicago Sun-Times Jul 10, 2014

Lefty-swinging Conor Gillaspie enjoys a power surge at friendly Fenway

BOSTON — Conor Gillaspie has this thing for the Pesky Pole at Fenway Park. Gillaspie’s pinch home run against closer Koji Uehara inside the storied right-field pole forced extra innings Thursday, the second time he took one out to the short side of the field in this series. He wrapped those two around a 420-foot plus blast to center field Wednesday, giving him homers in three consecutive games at Fenway and four in his last 24 at-bats. He had started the season...
Fenway Nation Jul 10, 2014
Koji Uehara May Be On Tigers' Radar Screen

Koji Uehara May Be On Tigers' Radar Screen

Headed To Motown?There's been a lot of back-and-forth lately about the wisdom of trading Red Sox closer Koji Uehara. The proponents cite Koji's age (39), the fact that Boston is pretty much out of post-season contention, and the likelihood that Uehara would bring a boatload of decent players/prospects in return. People who oppose a trade argue that some elite closers have pitched effectively beyond the age of 40 (see some guy named Mariano Rivera), that The Carmine Hose are still technically in the hunt for a Wild Card, and you just don't give away that rare guy who is a virtual lock in the...
Full Count | WEEI Jul 9, 2014

Koji Uehara named to All-Star team in place of Masahiro Tanaka

With Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka unavailable to pitch in the All-Star Game due to elbow inflammation, Red Sox closer Koji Uehara has been added to the American League roster for the showcase. Uehara is making the All-Star team for the first time. Here is the Red Sox press release announcing Uehara’s addition: Red Sox right-handed [...]
Baltimore Sun Jul 9, 2014

Uehara named to AL All-Star squad

Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara has been selected to the American League All-Star team as an injury replacement, Major League Baseball announced Wednesday.

Uehara replaces Tanaka on All-Star team

Koji Uehara was officially added to the American League All-Star team, replacing the Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka, who was placed on the 15-day diasabled list with elbow inflammation. AL manager John Farrell had previously tapped Uehara as the first alternate replacement. In 40 appearances this season, the 39-year-old Uehara has allowed just six earned runs, striking out 52 batters in 41 1/3 innings with a 4-2 record, 18 saves, 1.30 ERA and 0.74 WHIP.
KFFL Jul 9, 2014

Red Sox | Koji Uehara added to All-Star team

Boston Red Sox RP Koji Uehara will replace New York Yankees SP Masahiro Tanaka (elbow) ...
The Republican Jul 7, 2014

2014 MLB All-Star Game: Jon Lester only Boston Red Sox, elected as manager's choice; Koji Uehara will likely be added as replacement

BOSTON – After one of the most dominant half-seasons of his career, Jon Lester can call himself a three-time All-Star. American League All-Star manager John Farrell chose his ace left-hander as one of the manager’s selections for the MLB All-Star...
Full Count | WEEI Jul 6, 2014

Jon Lester named to All-Star team

Red Sox ace Jon Lester was named to the American League All-Star team as a manager’s selection. While nothing is official closer Koji Uehara is also expected to be named by AL manager John Farrell to the All-Star team later this week as an injury replacement for a pitcher later in the week if needed. This [...]

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