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Rob Bradford
August 06, 2019 - 4:20 pm
The foot and knee are no longer the only physical problems for Steven Wright. Red Sox manager Alex Cora announced Tuesday that Wright, who has been on the injured list since July 14 with a right toe contusion, is headed to Pensacola, Fla. to be looked at by Dr. James Andrews due a sore right elbow...
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Rob Bradford
August 02, 2019 - 9:51 am
Once thought to be a key part of the Red Sox relief-pitching equation, Heath Hembree has seen his season take another turn for the worse. According to a major league source, Hembree will be heading to the injured list for a second time this season with what is being classified as an elbow strain. (...
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Amin Touri
July 07, 2019 - 4:53 pm
In serious need of some consistency heading into the All-Star break, the Red Sox put together a nearly complete performance in a 6-3 win to sweep the Tigers on Sunday, with a lineup continuing to click, David Price throwing five strong innings and the bullpen falling one pitch short of closing it...
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Amin Touri
July 04, 2019 - 11:55 am
Some good news came to a Red Sox team that needed some on Thursday morning, with reliever Heath Hembree activated from the 10-day injury list while Trevor Kelley was optioned back to Triple-A Pawtucket. Boston's bullpen struggles have been a major talking point all season but especially in recent...
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Amin Touri
July 02, 2019 - 10:16 am
As the Red Sox bullpen continues to struggle through the middle part of the season, with back-to-back relief disasters against the Yankees in London over the weekend, Boston appears to be looking internally for help with NESN’s Tom Caron reporting that Nathan Eovaldi could be used as the closer...
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Rob Bradford
June 24, 2019 - 8:35 am
When Heath Hembree went to the injured list June 14 it was viewed by many as just another mid-season inconvenience. We've come to realize it is much more. The reliever who spent much of the first month near the bottom of the Red Sox' bullpen depth chart has emerged as one of the most important...
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Rob Bradford
June 14, 2019 - 6:15 pm
The Red Sox bullpen is going to be without a major piece for a while. The team announced that Heath Hembree is headed to the 10-day injured list with a right elbow extensor strain. The move is retroactive to June 11. Taking Hembree's place on the 25-man roster is Josh Taylor. Hembree has not...
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Rob Bradford
June 14, 2019 - 1:35 am
Why would Josh Smith serve as the Red Sox' closer Thursday night? Alex Cora tried to play coy when asked that question after his team's 7-6 win over the Rangers, but ultimately couldn't hide the real reason. "That’s our new closer. Matchups. Bullpen by committee," Cora deadpanned. "No, Heater (...
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Rob Bradford
February 16, 2019 - 1:46 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Heath Hembree did alright for himself for the majority of the 2018 season. The reliever appeared in 67 games, going through a run for the majority of the year where Alex Cora designated him as the go-to relief pitcher when it came to coming in with runners on base. He would go...
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Ryan Hannable
December 21, 2018 - 1:04 pm
Although it's not a huge move, the Red Sox have brought back one of their relievers for 2019. The team announced Friday it has agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Heath Hembree on a one-year contract for the 2019 season. Multiple reports say the deal is worth $1,312,500 million. Hembree has...
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