Joe Kelly

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Rob Bradford
November 02, 2018 - 12:45 pm
Joe Kelly's free agent existence would seem to be a complex one. The 30-year-old is hitting the open market on a high note, having dominated throughout the Red Sox' postseason run, punctuating his playoffs by striking out the side in the eighth inning of the World Series-clinching Game 5. In nine...
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Ryan Hannable
October 29, 2018 - 4:14 pm
Following his outstanding playoff performance and being a free agent after the year, Joe Kelly is going to cash in on the free agent market. Not only will it get him a nice new contract, it also got him free beer for life from Lord Hobo Brewing Co. The company tweeted the message in response to a...
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Rob Bradford
October 25, 2018 - 5:51 am
Much was made of the Red Sox finding a solution to Craig Kimbrel's problems. And for good reason. The difference between the closer the Red Sox have gotten during the first two games of the World Series and what they saw for the majority of the first two postseason series is night and day. It was a...
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Rob Bradford
October 21, 2018 - 8:24 am
The Houston Astros' excuse for why they sent a person affiliated with the organization next to the Red Sox dugout in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series -- suggesting they were trying to catch the Red Sox cheating -- is made to look even worse considering the protocol Major League...
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Rob Bradford
October 12, 2018 - 11:13 am
It's a common question for professional athletes. "What would you want to do if you weren't doing this?" Joe Kelly's answer is quick, decisive and at least a bit eyebrow-raising. "I wanted to go into the DEA or I wanted to work undercover," said the Red Sox reliever. "Psychology looks good on paper...
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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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Rob Bradford
October 01, 2018 - 12:06 pm
Maybe it was one just one meaningless at-bat in a meaningless game. But, then again, maybe it wasn't. Joe Kelly's showdown with Aaron Judge in the third inning Sunday should have offered some insight to the Red Sox' way of thinking heading into the American League Division Series. Sure, we don't...
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Rob Bradford
September 23, 2018 - 8:45 am
Alex Cora has said throughout the last few days he already has an idea what his postseason bullpen will look like and the final week of the regular season won't necessarily be a tryout. Well, if the Red Sox manager had already executed a leap of faith with the struggling Joe Kelly he must feel a...
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Jim Hackett
September 20, 2018 - 3:30 pm
“Rolaids spells relief.” Remember that ad? Back in August I purchased a few packs of Rolaids in anticipation of what the Red Sox relievers would do to my stomach in October. After roughly three weeks of September baseball I’m thinking that I should have ordered a few crates… This season is truly...
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Lucy Burdge
September 19, 2018 - 12:52 pm
Joe Kelly made the most of his time in New York while waiting for the Red Sox to clinch the American League East title. The Red Sox reliever and his wife Ashley stopped by the 'Live with Kelly and Ryan' show to present co-host Ryan Seacrest with a Red Sox hat after it was determined that Kelly and...
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