Joe Kelly

August 11, 2016 - 6:01 am
Here's a look at the action in the Red Sox farm system on Wednesday. TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (57-54): W, 5-4, vs. Durham (Rays) -- The Marrero cousins both went deep. First, Deven parked a solo shot in the second with two outs. Then, Chris took Bulls starter Alex Cobb deep an inning later for a...
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Craig Kimbrel has been activated from the 15-day DL. (Bob DiChiara/USA Today Sports)
Ryan Hannable
August 01, 2016 - 1:23 pm
Prior to Monday's game with the Mariners, the Red Sox activated closer Craig Kimbrel from the 15-day disabled list and optioned right-hander Joe Kelly back to Triple-A Pawtucket. Kimbrel is returning from a left knee medial meniscus tear suffered on July 9. After successful surgery he is back with...
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The jury is still out on the Drew Pomeranz trade. (Bob DeChiara/USA Today Sports)
July 28, 2016 - 6:47 am
With the trade deadline looming, it's hard not to look back on the Red Sox' deals since the turn of the century. Two notes on this list: The first is that these are the biggest deals, good or bad, which means yes, a couple 2014 deals will make this list. The second is that waiver and offseason...
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Blake Swihart
Ryan Hannable
July 26, 2016 - 1:14 pm
The Red Sox seem to be getting closer to getting back to a full compliment of players as both Blake Swihart and Chris Young are getting closer to returning to the team. Swihart suffered an ankle sprain on June 5 and hasn't played since. The catcher-turned-left fielder suffered a bit of a set back...
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Joe Kelly
Ryan Hannable
July 25, 2016 - 7:40 pm
Joe Kelly's first relief appearance with the Red Sox didn't go perfectly according to plan, but then again it was his first relief outing as a member of the team. Pitching at the major league level for the first time since June 1 and after seven relief appearances between Lowell and Pawtucket, the...
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Drew Pomeranz was much better than his first time out with the Red Sox. (Bob DeChiara/USA Today Sports)
Ryan Hannable
July 25, 2016 - 6:38 pm
Drew Pomeranz deserved better. After the left-hander allowed five runs in just three innings during his Red Sox debut last week, Pomeranz bounced back nicely, but the offense was silenced by Justin Verlander and couldn't come through late as the Red Sox fell to the Tigers, 4-2. Pomeranz went six...
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Kevin McAvoy
July 21, 2016 - 5:42 am
Here's a look at the action in the minors on Wednesday. TRIPLE-A PAWTUCKET RED SOX (51-47): L, 3-2, vs. Toledo (Tigers). -- The PawSox got their only two runs of the game in the ninth inning, squandering solid efforts from starter Keith Couch and reliever Joe Kelly. -- Couch went seven innings,...
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John Farrell
July 20, 2016 - 1:27 pm
Red Sox manager John Farrell visited with Dale & Holley with Thornton to provide an update on Koji Uehara and discuss other team news. To listen to the interview, go to the D&H audio on demand page. Farrell said Uehara was going through an MRI on Wednesday afternoon and that the Red Sox...
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Joe Kelly is getting closer to a return to the Red Sox, but it isn't today. (Bob DeChiara/USA Today Sports)
Ryan Hannable
July 20, 2016 - 1:09 pm
The Red Sox are dealing with another injury to their bullpen. On Wednesday, Koji Uehara was placed on the 15-day disabled listed with a right pectoral strain and right-hander Noe Ramirez was recalled for the sixth time this season. Many wondered why it wasn't Joe Kelly given his recent transition...
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Blake Swihart
Ryan Hannable
July 19, 2016 - 1:10 pm
Although the Red Sox are fairly healthy in terms of their core players, some of their role players are still working their way back from injuries. Left fielder Blake Swihart continues to go through full baseball activities after suffering a severe ankle sprain back on June 4. Manager John Farrell...
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