Joe Kelly

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John Tomase
May 02, 2018 - 10:04 am
Joe Kelly has had some time to kill recently thanks to a six-game suspension for fighting with New York's Tyler Austin, so he took in a recent Red Sox game like a fan. Well, maybe not any fan, since he was invited to sit in a luxury suite with Patriots receivers Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola...
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Rob Bradford
April 29, 2018 - 5:43 pm
Joe Kelly, man of the people. The Red Sox reliever has made the most of his time away from the team, having to sit out six games after his suspension for fighting with the Yankees' Tyler Austin April 11. So with the mandate that he couldn't be in any team-sponsored areas (clubhouse, dugout, and...
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Rob Bradford
April 26, 2018 - 3:19 pm
TORONTO -- Joe Kelly's hot streak has been put on hold. The reliever was informed by Major League Baseball Thursday that his six-game suspension handed down by Major League Baseball has been upheld, with Kelly forced to start serving his punishment immediately. The right-handeder had appealed the...
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Ty Anderson
April 14, 2018 - 9:09 pm
The Bruins may have shifted away from fighting, doing so in favor of some welcomed goal-scoring prowess, but they do a brawler in their crowd tonight: Red Sox reliever Joe Kelly. Just one night after Kelly received a standing ovation in his first appearance on a Fenway mound since his fight with...
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Rob Bradford
April 13, 2018 - 11:55 pm
It has been one of the most remarkable two-week turnarounds in recent Red Sox history. This has nothing to do with wins and losses, or playing good or bad. The story of Joe Kelly's past 15 days is all about public perception. Flash back to March 29 at Tropicana Field, when Kelly four-run implosion...
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John Tomase
April 12, 2018 - 6:34 pm
Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly was suspending for six games and Yankees DH Tyler Austin received five games for their roles in Wednesday's Red Sox-Yankees melee at Fenway Park. The two primary combatants were also fined an undisclosed amount. They weren't the only ones punished. Red Sox manager Alex...
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Alex Reimer
April 12, 2018 - 2:43 pm
We have been buzzing all day about the Red Sox-Yankees brawl Wednesday. Joe Kelly is a hero for beaning Yankees no-name Tyler Austin with a 98 mph fastball, because Austin lifted up his spikes when sliding into second base four innings earlier. Kelly, who walks nearly eight batters per nine innings...
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Alex Reimer
April 12, 2018 - 8:07 am
Pedro Martinez has one problem with Joe Kelly’s beaning of Tyler Austin Wednesday. The Hall of Fame hurler thinks it should’ve happened sooner. “The only thing I would had done different than Joe Kelly tonight, is I would’ve hit Tyler Austin at his previous at bat. Other than that, Kelly executed...
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Alex Reimer
April 12, 2018 - 7:45 am
The Red Sox and Yankees had an actual baseball fight Wednesday. Benches cleared for the second time after Joe Kelly plunked Tyler Austin in the back with a 98 mph fastball, prompting the biggest melee between the two rivals since Pedro Martinez threw down Don Zimmer in the 2003 ALCS. Suspensions...
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Rob Bradford
April 12, 2018 - 1:02 am
Tyler Austin slid into Brock Holt's leg. Holt took exception to the slide, offering some pointed words to the Yankees baserunner. The benches cleared. Four innings later, Red Sox reliever Joe Kelly offered some payback with a 98 mph fastball in Austin's back. The New York designated hitter also...
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