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Rob Bradford
September 05, 2019 - 9:50 am
Josh Taylor summed it up after Day 1 of this new world order involving.the Red Sox bullpen. "More people to talk to," he said. "Less places to sit." True enough. The Red Sox are living life with 17 relief pitchers, carrying a total of 21 pitchers overall on what is a 36-man active roster. It is not...
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Rob Bradford
September 04, 2019 - 9:50 pm
Brian Johnson and Josh Taylor may have made history Tuesday. If nothing else, it was certainly the rarest of rare Fenway Park moments: two left-handed pitchers were warming up in the home bullpen at the same time. Why such an occurrence might seem commonplace, it is anything but. For that, you can...
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Amin Touri
July 26, 2019 - 4:00 pm
With bullpen reshuffles ongoing as the Red Sox look to find the right formula for their relievers, Alex Cora addressed the bullpen situation on Ordway, Merloni & Fauria on Friday and made it fairly clear who the closer is: Brandon Workman. "I think the last two or three weeks, anyone paying...
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Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports
Amin Touri
July 22, 2019 - 11:25 am
As the trade deadline approaches, the Red Sox are continuing to evaluate the bullpen market and were scouting the Tigers' Shane Greene in person on Sunday afternoon, according to MLB Network's Jon Morosi. "The Red Sox also had a scout there in Detroit yesterday, and probably wasn't entirely...
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Ed Wolfstein-USA TODAY Sports
Amin Touri
July 21, 2019 - 7:57 pm
With bullpen struggles continuing to fester, the Red Sox are evaluating Blue Jays reliever Daniel Hudson, according to MLB Network's Jon Morosi. The #RedSox are among the teams to evaluate #BlueJays reliever Daniel Hudson in recent days. Hudson, with a 0.93 ERA in his last 16 outings, is drawing...
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Amin Touri
July 16, 2019 - 2:05 pm
Having acquired Andrew Cashner over the weekend and with Nathan Eovaldi looking close to returning ahead of a move to the bullpen, the Red Sox are in a better situation pitching-wise than they were a week ago, but they may not be done. With the New York Post’s Joel Sherman reporting that Boston may...
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Amin Touri
July 02, 2019 - 5:59 pm
A day after NESN’s Tom Caron reported that Red Sox righty Nathan Eovaldi would move to the bullpen upon his return from the injured list, Alex Cora and Dave Dombrowski confirmed the news on Tuesday. Alex Cora said Nathan Eovaldi will be the closer for now. He’s not ruling out using him a starter...
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Amin Touri
June 22, 2019 - 9:06 pm
Through the first three weeks of June, the Red Sox bullpen had been very good. They were third in the majors for the month in WAR according to FanGraphs , they sported a combined 3.23 ERA was sixth and their 11.08 K/9 rate was the best in baseball. But the bullpen was also fourth in total innings...
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Rob Bradford
September 18, 2018 - 10:21 pm
NEW YORK -- The Red Sox are going to win the American League East. Up until about 9:38 p.m. Tuesday night that's what everyone was talking about when it came to this team. But with 15 days, 16 hours and 16 minutes until what will be their first postseason game Alex Cora's team was left to replace...
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Rob Bradford
May 01, 2009 - 11:14 am
It isn't a great news flash that the Red Sox bullpen has been taxed beyond the norm, as the image of Jonathan Van Every would suggest. And that, of course, starts with the inability of the starting rotation to find its way to late in the game, but also has to do with the reliever's inability to...
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