Brandon Workman

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Rob Bradford
June 16, 2019 - 7:16 am
What is it like being a father and big league ballplayer? It's complicated. The opportunity to have a child around a major league team can be priceless. The images of assistant hitting coach Andy Barkett's teenage son working out with the Red Sox represents a unique opportunity for any aspiring big...
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Rob Bradford
May 20, 2019 - 9:31 am
Dial up the statistics machine Monday morning and you will find an unexpected revelation. Brandon Workman is making history. Of all qualifying relief pitchers since 1913 nobody has a lower batting average against than Workman. After Sunday afternoon's save Workman has allowed just four hits to the...
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Nick Friar
May 11, 2019 - 4:28 pm
Rick Porcello’s outing against the Mariners didn’t start on the right foot, but he flipped a switch after giving Seattle a four-run head start in the first inning. From the second inning until the seventh, when he was pulled with two outs, Porcello didn’t surrender another hit, throwing 5 2/3...
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Rob Bradford
May 08, 2019 - 10:47 am
BALTIMORE -- Prior to what would be an 8-5 Red Sox win over the Orioles Tuesday night Alex Cora was reflecting on his team's bullpen. The confidence level, as the Red Sox manager pointed out, was high when it came to the high-leverage existence of Matt Barnes. And ... "Same with Brasier. Same with...
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Rob Bradford
March 10, 2019 - 11:21 pm
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — Another day, more questions about the Red Sox bullpen. Alex Cora is putting a brave face on with about 2 1/2 weeks until Opening Day in Seattle, but there has to be some uneasiness when it comes to trying to have his relievers hit the ground running. Sunday offered little in...
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Brandon Workman
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John Tomase
October 23, 2018 - 12:13 pm
His secret exposed, Red Sox reliever Brandon Workman leans forward, ever so slightly, and furrows his brow. “Who said this, first off?” he asks conspiratorially, admitting nothing. Uhh, everyone, he’s told. Nathan Eovaldi. Heath Hembree. Craig Kimbrel. Joe Kelly. And Matt Barnes, definitely Matt...
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John Tomase
October 06, 2018 - 2:23 am
Uh, are we supposed to survive 10 more games of this? On Friday night, the Red Sox won Game 1 of the American League Division Series with a 5-4 nail-biter over the Yankees that felt kinda like a loss by the time the middle relievers were done leaving their foul imprint on the game. Things got so...
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Ryan Hannable
October 05, 2018 - 11:11 am
The Red Sox have finalized their 25-man roster for the ALDS against the Yankees. Much of it was already set, but the spots that needed to be decided were in the bullpen where Joe Kelly and Brandon Workman got the nod. This means Heath Hembree and Bobby Poyner have been left off. Here's the complete...
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Connor Donahue
August 17, 2018 - 11:34 am
Here’s what happened in the Red Sox farm system on Thursday. TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (58-63): W, 8-2 vs Durham -- Ivan De Jesus Jr. smacked a grand slam in the first inning on the first pitch he saw since returning from the DL. -- Starter Josh Smith went a career-long seven innings of one-run...
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Rob Bradford
July 26, 2018 - 5:05 pm
Somebody had to go. The fact that it was Brandon Workman was a bit of surprise, at least to him. The Red Sox announced Thursday afternoon that Workman would be headed back to Triple-A Pawtucket in order to get newly-acquired Nathan Eovaldi on the 25-man roster. Workman and Hector Velazquez were the...
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