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Closing Time: Josh Donaldson gets better of Red Sox, Koji Uehara

Concerns might be shifting from the starting rotation to the bullpen. On the day Red Sox manager John Farrell announced Clay Buchholz would be joining the relievers, the continued possibility that the Sox may need late-inning help as the season unfolds emerged. After the Red Sox crawled back from a three-run deficit, Sox reliever Koji […]
Over the Monster May 16, 2016

Koji Uehara isn't quite Koji-ing yet

Koji Uehara is still a good reliever, but he doesn't really look like the same Koji The Red Sox built up their bullpen to an impressive degree this offseason, and it was fully expected to be among their biggest strengths in 2016. So far, they’ve mostly lived up to that billing with just a few blips on the radar. Heading into Sunday’s action, they were eighth among all MLB bullpens in ERA and fourth in FIP. They’ve been a big help for a rotation that has certainly had its moments, but has also had its inconsistencies. The talent in the back of the bullpen is particularly jaw-dropping,...
Fenway Nation May 4, 2016

A Sign Of Good Things To Come From Carson Smith

()In the midst of yesterday's 4-1 loss, there was a ray of sunshine—the first Red Sox performance of reliever Carson Smith. The 26-year-old right-hander (acquired from Seattle in the Wade Miley deal) pitched a stellar seventh inning—giving up no runs or hits and striking out one. He will become the 7th inning cog in the back of the bullpen machine—along with Koji Uehara (8th) and Craig Kimbrel (9th). Said Smith about his return, "They were patient, they walked me into it, so I had plenty of preparation for this coming into it, I felt like I should have been sharp. If I wasn't going to...
South Side Sox Apr 28, 2016

Painful Memories - A Baltimore Orioles preview

A look ahead at our second opponent on our AL East road trip We begin with a recent history of Orioles starting rotations. 2008: Jeremy Guthrie is the only pitcher to start double-digit games and post an ERA under 5.00. The Orioles churn through 13 different starting pitchers. Matt Albers and Steve Trachsel throw 11 starts combined. Total fWAR: 3.4; MLB rank: 30th 2009: Guthrie continues to eat innings. Future closer Koji Uehara throws 12 inspiring starts. Future nominal ace Chris Tillman throws 12 extremely uninspiring starts. Rich Hill and Adam Eaton (pitcher version) combine for 21...

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